Children’s book review: Birch Trees, bluebells and other British plants

AD | Post contains gifted items and affiliate links (marked with *) This week’s children’s book review is all about ‘Birch Trees, bluebells and other British plants’ by Nikki Dyson. It was published by Nosy Crow and available to buy on Amazon*. A beautiful fact-filled sticker book perfect for nature lovers. The sixth in a series of sticker books created with the National Trust, this book is packed with facts about all kinds of British plants and flowers. With four pages of stickers and 11 glorious scenes, you can add bees buzzing around the flowers, underground roots to the mighty

Children’s book review: The Castle The King Built

AD | Post contains gifted items and affiliate links (marked with *) This week’s children’s book review is all about The Castle The King Built by Rebecca Colby. The book was published by Nosy Crow and can be purchased on Amazon*. Find out exactly what goes on inside a medieval castle in this impeccably stylish picture book from the National Trust. How many people does it take to build a castle? And what exactly does each person do? Discover masons to merchants and bakers to blacksmiths in this unique take on the classic rhyme ‘This is the House that Jack

Children’s Book Review: Mother and Daughter Dress Up Dolls – Fashion From Long Ago

AD | Post contains gifted items and affiliate links (marked with *)  This week’s children’s book review is all about Mother and Daughter Dress Up Dolls – Fashion From Long Ago by Gracie Swan and Felicity French. The book was published by Nosy Crow and it can be purchased on Amazon*. In this beautiful, hardback book, children can dress up dolls and learn about fashion through the ages. Press out the 8 mother and daughter dolls, attach their foot stands, then pick which of the 40 historical outfits to put them in, using the easy fold-down tabs, before adding a

Children’s Book Review: What Are Little Girls Made Of?

AD | Post contains gifted items and affiliate links (marked with *)  This week’s children’s book review is all about What Are Little Girls Made Of?, nursery rhymes for feminist times, by Jeanne Willis and Isabelle Follath. The book was published by Nosy Crow and it can be purchased on Amazon*. Think you know your favourite classic nursery rhymes? Read this hilarious picture book with a feminist twist and think again! In this witty reworking of popular nursery rhymes, Georgie Porgie doesn’t dare to make the girls cry, Little Bo-Peep’s sheep are all present and correct, thank you, and it’s the queen,

Discovering Love Monster’s Adventures In Fluffy Town

AD | Paid collaboration Like a lot of 4 year olds, Erin loves to chill out sometimes and watch cartoons but we obviously look for fun shows that are age appropriate. We were recently introduced to Love Monster, a cartoon based on the books by Rachel Bright. We were sent a really cool activity pack containing loads of different things to do as well as books to read. Of course, these things were to tie in with watching The great thing about Love Monster is that it really helps children to talk about and understand different things that they might

Children’s Book Review: When A Dragon Goes To School

AD | Contains gifted item and affiliate links (marked with *) Today’s children’s book review is all about When A Dragon Goes To School by Caryl Hart and Rosalind Beardshaw. It was published by Nosy Crow on 2nd July and it can be purchased on Amazon*. The perfect book for any little dragon (or child) getting ready to start school or nursery! This delightful rhyming follow-up to When a Dragon Comes to Stay by award-winning picture book creators Caryl Hart and Rosalind Beardshaw is full of recognisable pre-school behaviour. When a dragon goes to school, will she enjoy a book in the reading

Children’s Book Review: Drastic Plastic And Troublesome Trash

AD | Includes gifted item and affiliate links (marked with *) This week’s children’s book review is all about Drastic Plastic And Troublesome Trash. It was published by Welbeck Publishing and can be purchased on Amazon*. We don’t think twice before we buy something new and when we go to the shops we take the packaging for granted. But where does all our rubbish go to and how can we keep it under control so that it doesn’t ruin our planet? This thoughtful but incredibly fun book enters the mysterious world of recycling, discovering how materials such as plastic, glass,

Children’s Book Reviews: Weird Weather and Changing Climates

AD | Includes gifted item and affiliate links (marked with *) This week’s children’s book review is all about Weird Weather and Changing Climates. It was published by Welbeck Publishing and can be purchased on Amazon*. Engage Key Stage 1 and 2 children with real world issues by combining carefully tailored information with simple and fun activities and projects that they can do at home. The world’s climate is changing as a direct result of human activity. This book looks at what climate change is, the ways in which it is affecting our planet and suggests projects and ideas to