Monstrous Devices - Story Snug

Blog tour: Monstrous Devices by Damien Love

Story Snug is excited to be joining Damien Love’s Monstrous Devices blogtour. Monstrous Devices, Damien’s debut novel which has just been published in paperback, is a fast paced, action packed adventure which takes us on a journey across Europe as old secrets and rivalries are uncovered.…

Climate Action - Story Snug

Climate Action – The Future Is In Our Hands by Georgina Stevens & Katie Rewse

Climate Action is a fabulous, sturdy, fact filled book that helps children understand what climate change means for us all and how our actions and lifestyles can impact the natural world and the future of our planet. Conversations about the impact of climate change and how we can protect our planet are frequent in our house and this book has stimulated many interesting discussions.…

The House At The End of Magic - Story Snug

The House At The Edge of Magic by Amy Sparkes & Ben Mantle

The House At The Edge of Magic is a higgledy piggledy house full of secrets, colourful characters and household objects which behave in peculiar ways after being cursed by a witch. The clock is ticking and young pickpocket, Nine, is welcomed with open arms by its quirky residents who are unable to leave their home until the terrible curse has been broken…

But how can Nine help them?…

Kids Knit - Story Snug

KIDS KNIT by Kerry Kimber

KIDS KNIT ’20 projects with fun techniques to learn’ is a brilliant introduction to knitting. Written for a complete beginner it takes you from casting on for the first time to knitting a moss stitch cactus. Full of colour photos and easy to follow instructions it’s the perfect book to help children learn a new skill and work on simple knitted projects.…

Story Snug 8 years old - Story Snug

Happy Birthday Story Snug – 8 years old today!

I can’t believe that Story Snug is 8 years old today! 

It’s been a funny old year, for obvious reasons, and blogging took a bit of a back seat due to other demands on my time. But every cloud has a silver lining and we’ve had a lot more time to read 🙂

We’ve read lots of wonderful books, old and new, including a wide range of picture books – fiction and non fiction, chapter books and middle grade.…

Kindness Grows - Story Snug

Kindness Grows by Britta Teckentrup

Kindness Grows is a beautifully illustrated picture book which uses the analogy of a tree to demonstrate the difference between a crack developing in a relationship when we are unkind and the blossoming of a relationship when we care. In a world that is polluted by selfishness and disrespect the book gives readers, young and old, a reminder that their actions and attitudes towards others can have a huge impact.…