Fiction, Humour, Illustrated

Princess Smartypants and the Missing Princes by Babette Cole

Some of you may have grown up with and loved the picture book adventures of Princess Smartypants, which have been around for over 30 years.  Two years ago, Babette Cole decided create a Princess Smartypants full-length adventure book, and I’m so glad she did because it’s a riotious read.  Sadly, Babette died earlier this year… Read More Princess Smartypants and the Missing Princes by Babette Cole

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Dr Seuss

‘You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose .’ Dr Seuss was born on 2 March 1904, so I thought today would be a good day to celebrate his work. Very early on when our daughter was learning to read (ie, during Reception),… Read More Dr Seuss

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Dave Pigeon – How to Deal with Bad Cats and Keep (most of) Your Feathers by Swapna Haddow

Warning – this book ‘contains TOP SECRET ideas that are NONE of a cat’s business’.  Swapna Haddow has just released the third in her Dave Pigeon series.  As all 3 books have received rave reviews, we thought we’d start at the beginning.  Say hello to book number one: Dave Pigeon – How to Deal With… Read More Dave Pigeon – How to Deal with Bad Cats and Keep (most of) Your Feathers by Swapna Haddow