Children’s Book Review: Everything Naomi Loved

AD | Contains gifted items and affiliate links (marked with *) This week’s children’s book review is all about Everything Naomi Loved by Katie Yamasaki and Ian Lendler. The book was published by Norton Young Readers on 15th September and it can be purchased on Amazon*.  11th Street: it wasn’t pretty, but it was home. Naomi spends her afternoons scooting down the streets and drawing with chalk on the sidewalks with her best friend Ada, getting a slice of pizza and visiting her neighbour Mister Ray at his auto shop, and dreaming of fantastic worlds within her own. But her beloved

Enjoying Personalised Books from In The Book

AD | Paid collaboration Even before Erin was born we started buying her books. Now, she has a small library in her bedroom but she still loves to get a new book. Sometimes we like to look for something a bit different to a regular story book though and recently we have discovered In The Book, where you can choose from a whole range of personalised story books. In The Book has a really great choice of books to choose from and there really is bound to be something for everyone. There are plenty of ways to filter down the

Children’s Book Review: Every Night Is Pizza Night

AD | Includes gifted item and affiliate links (marked with *)  This week’s children’s book review is all about Every Night is Pizza Night by J. Kenji López-alt and Gianna Ruggiero. The book was published by Norton Young Readers on 15th September and it can be purchased on Amazon*. Pipo thinks that pizza is the best. No, Pipo knows that pizza is the best. It is a scientific fact. But when she sets out on a neighbourhood-spanning quest to prove it, she discovers that “best” might not mean what she thought it means. Join Pipo as she cooks new foods with her

Children’s Book Review: Octopus Shocktopus

AD | Contains gifted item and affiliate links (marked with *) It’s good to be back with a children’s book review this week, all about Octopus Shocktopus by Peter Bently and Steven Lenton. The book was published by Nosy Crow on 2nd July and it can be purchased on Amazon*. A brilliantly bonkers story about an octopus who lives on the roof, by two award-winning and bestselling picture book creators. When a giant octopus arrives, the children LOVE their new friend; he makes the perfect slide and is fantastic at football! But some of the grown-ups aren’t so pleased. Will they

Children’s Book Review: Dandilion’s Dream

AD | Includes gifted item and affiliate links (marked with *)  It’s been a little while since we’ve done one of these posts but we’re back with another children’s book review and this time it’s for Dandelion’s Dream by Yoko Tanaka. It was published by Walker Books on 6th February 2020 and it can be purchased on Amazon*. What if a dandelion became a dandy lion? With enchanting, ethereal art, this is a wordless story where reality is transformed by imagination. In a meadow filled with dandelion buds just about to flower, one dandelion blooms into a real lion. Roots

Children’s Book Review: Earth Heroes

AD | Contains gifted items and affiliate links (marked with *) Today’s book review is for Earth Heroes by Lily Dyu. It was published by Nosy Crow on 3rd October 2019 and it can be purchased on Amazon*. When faced with climate change, the biggest threat that our planet has ever confronted, it’s easy to feel as if nothing you do can really make a difference . . . but this book proves that individual people can change the world. With twenty inspirational stories celebrating the pioneering work of a selection of Earth Heroes from all around the globe, from

Children’s Book Review: The Best Kind Of Bear

AD | Contains gifted items and affiliate links (marked with *) This week’s book review is all about The Best Kind of Bear by Greg Gormley. It was published by Nosy Crow on 3rd October 2019 and it can be published on Amazon*. When Nelly asks Bear what kind of bear he is, he isn’t entirely sure how to answer. So off he goes to find out . . . But none of the different bears he meets on his travels are like him. Grizzly bears don’t have funny stitches; polar bears don’t have washing labels attached to their bottoms;

Children’s Book Review: The Boy Who Loved Everyone

AD | Contains gifted items and affiliate links (marked with *) Today’s book review, for World Kindness Day, is The Boy Who Loved Everyone by Jane Porter. It was published by Walker Books on 7th November and it can be purchased on Amazon*. “I love you,” Dimitri tells everyone, from his friends at nursery to the big tree in the playground. But why does no one say it back? Dimitri worries no one loves him – until he finds out there are lots of different ways love can spread through the world. As today is World Kindness Day, I wanted