Jeff Norton - Story Snug

Jeff Norton talks about how ‘Stomp School’ encourages loud reading

We’re delighted to welcome author Jeff Norton to Story Snug. Jeff’s picture book ‘Stomp School’, illustrated by Leo Antolini, has just been published, it’s a fun, action packed look at a little kaiju’s first day at school. Stomp School is definitely not a calm, bedtime story, its characters are loud and very active and Jeff has joined us to explain why he wrote the story.

Thank You, Mr Panda - Story Snug

Thank You, Mr Panda by Steve Antony

Mr Panda’s books are great for introducing toddlers and young children to the concept of manners. In Thank You, Mr Panda, several characters are quick to point out that their presents aren’t quite right but are gently reminded that ‘it’s the thought that counts’.…

Moving Molly - Story Snug

Happy Birthday Shirley Hughes!

Happy 90th Birthday Shirley Hughes!

Shirley Hughes’ picture books were a staple of my primary school years and we often borrowed her stories from the library. Her instantly recognisable illustrations immediately transport me back to the book corner in my school classrooms and one of my most cherished childhood books is my well-loved copy of My Naughty Little Sister which Shirley illustrated.…

Big Brown Bear's Cave - Story Snug

Big Brown Bear’s Cave by Yuval Zommer

Big Brown Bear thinks that filling his new cave with ‘stuff’ will help him to make him feel at home. But will having lots of material possessions really help? We love this new picture book from Yuval Zommer which shows that having lots of possessions doesn’t necessarily lead to happiness.…