The Gruffalo’s Child by Tall Stories: Review

Tall Stories the children’s theatre charity has hit the Wycombe Swan with it’s wonderful adaptation of The Gruffalo’s Child. Set in the Gruffalo’s cave and the deep dark wood, the Gruffalo’s Child learns just how brave she really is. Most children know the story of the mischievous Gruffalo’s Child who ignores her dad’s warning of the deep dark wood and Tall Stories has taken this wonderful and award-winning story, Tall Stories has added in some music and magic with a {Read More}

Sweet Cherry Publishing: Review – Dr Hedgehog, The Diaries of Robin’s Toys and A Case of Good Manners

Reading is an important activity in our house. Both children (and adults) love reading and I try to foster this love of reading by offering them a wide range of books to choose from. When Sweet Cherry Publishing got in contact to see if I wanted to review any of their books, I was delighted. We were lucky enough to have been sent Dr Hedgehog 3 Book Collection, The Diaries of Robin’s Toys and A Case of Good Manners to {Read More}

3 in 1 convertible book, playmat and submarine: Review

If you’re looking for a book that gives just a little bit more, you need to take a look at the 3 in 1 Convertible books available from Miles Kelly Publishing. We’ve been playing with the submarine and a couple of its every growing convertible family. I am an avid reader (when I find the time) and both my children love books too. We have books in every room of the house so they can always pick one up wherever {Read More}

Parragon Book Buddies January

We were sent a really brilliant book at the end of January as a part of the Parragon Book Buddies Scheme.My Giant Fairy Tales Activity Book has four classic fairy tales in including: The Three Little Pigs, The Princess and the Pea, Hansel and Gretel and Little Red Riding Hood and is a brilliant children’s book. What I love most about this book is that you can just read the story and look at all the pictures as you go or {Read More}

Fire Station Activity Book and Playset: Book Buddies Review

I really do love reading and so does Isabella but there’s something a little magical about being able to play with the book too for a three year old. The Parragon Fire Station Activity book and Playset we received a few days before Christmas was brilliant. It kept Isabella and her cousin entertained for hours as they coloured the book in together and played fireman.  This is a great activity book and even though the fire engine and fire station {Read More}

Getting Creative with Snapfish

  I’ve always loved writing, whether I’m good at it or not, I find it quite therapeutic and this year I decided to turn my hand to writing a story book for Isabella’s 3rd birthday. I had thought about it for a long time but only got around to doing something about it recently. Snapfish helped out and printed it for me so it looks and feels like a real book. I wanted to write something that was personal and {Read More}

Spot A Lot Vehicles Jigsaw

Paragon Book Buddies Isabella is a keen book worm and loves to read stories at every opportunity (being an English teacher, this is also something I am passionate about) so when I had the chance to become a Parragon Book Buddy, I was thrilled. Being a Book Buddy means that I will be sent a book once a month to review. In Isabella’s eyes, this is great as she will get a whole new set of books as the year {Read More}