Burglar Bill - Story Snug

Happy Birthday Allan Ahlberg!

Happy 80th Birthday Allan Ahlberg!

My younger brother had many of Janet and Allan Ahlberg’s stories on his bookshelf and when I first started teaching they were a staple of my classroom book box. I know so many of the Ahlberg’s stories off by heart, I regularly read them aloud to my first reception and year one classes.…

Goodnight Sleepy Babies - Story Snug

Goodnight Sleepy Babies by Janet Bingham & Sebastien Braun

Today is World Sleep Day, ‘an annual event, intended to be a celebration of sleep’ which makes it the perfect day to think about picture books that can be read as part of a bedtime routine. Goodnight Sleepy Babies with its soothing rhyming text and beautiful illustrations has the quality of a lullaby, it’s a fabulous choice for a bedtime story or simply for those times when children (and parents!) need a calming read.…

Hattie Peck - Story Snug

Hattie Peck by Emma Levey

Hattie Peck’s story is full of eggs that have been laid by all kinds of creatures! We love Hattie, she’s a determined, kind hearted heroine who turns her own heartbreak around when she goes out into the big wide world to rescue abandoned eggs.…

Roger Hargreaves - Little Miss Birthday Story Snug

Happy 5th Birthday Story Snug!

Happy 5th Birthday Story Snug!

I really can’t believe that I have been blogging for five years! I had no idea when I started Story Snug that it would become such a big and important part of my life but I’m still having lots of fun blogging, last week we published our 500th blogpost.…