Picture Books About The Sea - Story Snug

Picture Books About The Sea

We’ll miss our usual holiday to the seaside this year so we decided to read about beaches and oceans instead! This led to the discovery of National Marine Week, ‘The Wildlife Trusts’ nationwide celebration of all things marine.’ Between now and August 9th there are various activities taking place in the UK and online to raise awareness of different kinds of sealife and encourage families to explore beaches.…

The House of One Hundred Clocks - Story Snug

The House of One Hundred Clocks by A. M. Howell

The House of One Hundred Clocks is an atmospheric mystery set in Cambridge in 1905. It’s a real page turner which weaves 19th century clockwork and engineering, women’s equality and dealing with grief into the story. Heartache, family secrets and an intriguing cast of characters, including a parrot, become more intertwined throughout the book and we just had to keep reading to see how the story would end.…

The Wind In The Willows - Story Snug

The Wind In The Willows by Kenneth Grahame & Grahame Baker-Smith

We have just finished reading The Wind In The Willows, a classic story that I loved as a child. This new edition has a sturdy, gold embossed hardback cover and includes stunning illustrations by Grahame Baker-Smith. Introducing Mole, Ratty, Badger and Mr Toad, this would make a fabulous present and introduce a new generation of young readers to their countryside adventures..…

Wild - Story Snug

Wild by Sam Usher

A boy and his Grandad have a ‘Wild’ adventure in Sam Usher’s newest picture book. We love the relationship between these two characters who have already appeared in several picture books including Storm and Sun. Wild is the second picture book in a new series of four picture books that take Grandad and the boy out into the natural world.…

Bloom - Story Snug

Picture Books published in June 2020

Many authors and illustrators have had to cancel or postpone book launches and haven’t had the opportunity to promote their books in real life. We invited authors, illustrators and publishers to share news of their picture books published in June 2020 so that we could share them with you.…