Introducing the new Ollie Discovers series of books.  Full of facts, fiction and fun! As Ollie looked up at the beautiful shimmering stars, he decided that he wanted to explore the biggest and the brightest star of them all. Welcome to Ollie the Alien into your life and join him as he boards a little rocket.  Bidding a fond farewell to his little planet Pluto.  Heading off to discover the planets.… View Post

From The Bookshelf // Gangster School

From The Bookshelf // Gangster School

‘I bet no other school gives you the chance to chase super villains through hidden tunnels!’ That’s what Milly Dillane has to say about life at Blaggard’s, A.K.A Gangster School.

Milly and her new friend Charlie have just started at Blaggard’s.  But what’s it like to be in a school that teaches lying, kidnapping and stealing instead of Maths and English? Their parents and teachers are master criminals and want them to follow in their footsteps … but are Milly and Charlie just too … dependable?… View Post

From The Bookshelf // Marge and the Secret Tunnel

From The Bookshelf // Marge and the Secret Tunnel

Last year we introduced the Isla Fisher Marge in Charge range of books to Tigger.  As he started his journey into the world of chapter books and ones that last longer than a dozen pages.  The previous Marge in Charge books had him giggling along as we read the adventures of Marge and her antics.  Life with Marge is NEVER boring! She has rainbow hair, goes skiing in the summer and is the best babysitter you could wish for.… View Post

From The Bookshelf // My Favourite Me: A Fill-In-Yourself …

From The Bookshelf // My Favourite Me: A Fill-In-Yourself Journal All About You!

Following the popular “bullet journal” format the My Favourite Me book allows children to learn more about themselves as they fill in the blanks in this fun journal. With a whole range of questions to answer such as, What’s your perfect start to the day? What is your favourite hobby? and how do you relax? What goals would you like to achieve in the next year?… View Post

Search for the Fairy Star

Search for the Fairy Star

Over Christmas Piglet discovered the wonderful world of tutus. To which you can find her most days trotting around the living room wearing one of her tutus (or all of them) she is slowly gathering (as you can never have too many tutus in your life!).  Whilst she loves twirling around the room you’ll also find her with a book in her hand. … View Post

Celebrate Easter with the Twirlywoos

Celebrate Easter with the Twirlywoos

CBeebies favourite Twirlywoos is a pre-school series featuring the antics of four, fruit-tea loving bird-like friends. A combination of stop-frame animation and live action sequences set in the real world, the series uses fun and laughter to encourage children to think for themselves and gain confidence in their perceptions of the world.… View Post

Peter Rabbit and Mr McGregor’s vegetable garden!

Peter Rabbit and Mr McGregor’s vegetable garden!

As a little girl, I can remember the stories of Peter Rabbit being told by my mum.  Beatrix Potter held a special place in her heart. Especially as my older sister was called Jemima Puddle Duck for two weeks until my parents could think of a suitable name for her. I think they should have stuck with it, it would have suited her.… View Post

Frozen, Forever Country and Flowers #LittleLoves

Frozen, Forever Country and Flowers #LittleLoves

This week was back to reality with no snow to admire and enjoy.  It’s very much been about getting back into the normal family routines with Piglet back at nursery and to-do lists to complete.  I’ve been feeling a little meh since Monday evening, with a migraine waking me up this morning.  I’m hoping for an early night to recharge my batteries.… View Post