Clara Claus Saves Christmas by Bonnie Bridgman & Louise Forshaw
We really enjoyed reading Clara Claus Saves Christmas, a page turning festive adventure oozing with Christmas magic. Clara and her brother Nick are put in charge of all the Christmas preparations when Santa falls sick but there’s an incredible amount of work to be done and not a lot of time…
Cress Watercress by Gregory Maguire & David Litchfield
Cress Watercress is a highly illustrated middle grade novel which follows the fortunes of the Watercress family after their Papa’s disappearance. This gentle woodland story is full of heart and encompasses themes of growing up, moving on, dealing with grief and learning to become part of a new community.
Autumn Moonbeam Dance Magic by Emma Finlayson Palmer & Heidi Cannon
Autumn Moonbeam Dance Magic is the first story in a magical new chapter book series. Dancing dreams are intertwined with friendships, rivalry and feelings of self doubt. The story sparkles with truly original characters, spell binding dance moves and has a likeable heroine whose road to achieving her goal is peppered with magic and mishaps.
February 14th is International Book Giving Day!
It’s just a week until International Book Giving Day which takes place on February 14th. It’s one of Story Snug’s favourite days of the year. Books last much longer than chocolates and flowers and our daughter is far more excited when she receives a book than she is about celebrating Valentines Day!
Clementine Florentine by Tasha Harrison & Mya Mitchell
Clementine Florentine is the amusing and poignant story of ten year old Clementine’s attempts to sabotage Dad’s relationship with his new friend Mel before they fall in love. Humorous but also heartwrenching the story sympathetically portrays a child’s attempt to deal with a threatened change to her family situation and the repercussions that her actions…
Christmas Book Spine Poems
If your little bookworm is looking for a festive activity you can have a lot of fun making Christmas book spine poems. Creating book spine poems at school, at home or in the library is a great way to promote literacy skills and encourage children to talk about stories. Book spine poems are also really simple to create! Just…