Pumpkin Soup - Story Snug

Pumpkin Soup by Helen Cooper

Pumpkin Soup is one of our favourite autumn picture books and reading it heralds the time of year when the days are getting shorter, the mornings are getting cooler and homemade soup becomes a staple food. The three protagonists in the story, Cat, Squirrel and Duck, have a very traditional soup making routine which is turned upside down when one of them decides he wants to do things differently!…

Spot Goes to School - Story Snug

Spot Goes to School by Eric Hill

Many children are starting school next month and Spot Goes to School is a lovely lift the flap board book which introduces some of the activities that take place in a school setting. It’s a very simple story that is also suitable for those who may be starting nursery or preschool.…

Jeff Norton - Story Snug

Jeff Norton talks about how ‘Stomp School’ encourages loud reading

We’re delighted to welcome author Jeff Norton to Story Snug. Jeff’s picture book ‘Stomp School’, illustrated by Leo Antolini, has just been published, it’s a fun, action packed look at a little kaiju’s first day at school. Stomp School is definitely not a calm, bedtime story, its characters are loud and very active and Jeff has joined us to explain why he wrote the story.