Monsters in Trucks by Laura Baker & Nina Dzyvulska
Monsters in Trucks is a vibrant picture book which introduces readers to a world populated by monsters who drive trucks. Over forty different kinds of monsters are introduced in the story and many of them are busy with construction work as they build their monster city. But not all monsters are hardworking and helpful, there […]
Frank and Bert: The One Where Bert Learns To Ride a Bike by Chris Naylor-Ballesteros
Frank and Bert: The One Where Bert Learns To Ride a Bike takes a humorous and heartwarming look at a major milestone in a child’s life – learning to ride a bike. This beautifully illustrated, gentle story of friendship and support is the perfect first picture book for a very young reader.
HOW MESSY! by Clare Helen Welsh & Olivier Tallec
Dot and Duck are back in a new story – HOW MESSY! We love this duo whose opposing views cause them to come to blows before solving their problems in an innovative way. All readers will be able to identify with one or other of the characters – depending on whether you are messy or…
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!
Story themed Advent Calendars
Over the years we’ve enjoyed various story themed Advent Calendars to help us count down the days until Christmas. We always put our Christmas books away during the year and get them out around the end of November, it’s such a lovely treat to rediscover old favourites and forgotten stories.
National Insect Week: Picture Books about Insects
June 21st to 27th is National Insect Week which encourages people of all ages to learn more about insects. We’ve learnt lots of fascinating facts about different kinds of insects through reading non fiction picture books but also by doing our own research after reading stories with insect main characters.
Pippa’s Passover Plate by Vivian Kirkfield & Jill Weber
Pippa’s Passover Plate is a fun, rhyming story that takes place at the beginning of Passover. It’s a story of friendship, caring and also overcoming your fears. Pippa is an adorable, industrious little mouse, we enjoyed reading her story and love the way that she overcame her fears as she looked for her missing Seder plate.
I Really Really Need A Wee by Karl Newson & Duncan Beedie
We were really intrigued to find out how I Really Really Need A Wee could be the subject of a whole picture book but Bush Baby’s search for a toilet had us turning the pages to see whether s/he could find a toilet before it’s too late! Karl Newson’s rhyming text is paired with Duncan…