The Lumberjack's Beard - Story Snug

The Lumberjack’s Beard by Duncan Beedie

A lumberjack needs to make a living but how does it affect the woodland animals when he cuts down the trees, burns the leaves and branches and sends the logs down the river? This beautifully illustrated, entertaining and humorous story shows children how the ecosystem is impacted by tree felling and what can be done to help reduce the impact.…

Learning with Elmer by David McKee - Story Snug

Story Snug’s 2016 top ten most viewed posts!

Happy New Year to you all!

Before we start a new year of blogging curiosity led us to take a quick look back at the top ten most viewed blogposts of 2016. Only one is a blogpost that was written this year and several are our learning activities posts where we have linked arts, crafts, science and other activities to some of our favourite picture books.…

The Queen's Present - Story Snug

Story Snug Advent: Q is for The Queen’s Present

Q is for The Queen’s Present

The Queen’s Present takes us around the world in search of the perfect present for her grandchildren. Steve Antony’s primarily red and green illustrations add to the festive feel of the story which introduces readers to many famous landmarks (including one that we weren’t familiar with!).…

The Princess and the Christmas Rescue - Story Snug

Story Snug Advent: P is for The Princess and the Christmas Rescue

P is for The Princess and the Christmas Rescue

We’re huge fans of Caryl Hart and Sarah Warburton’s Princess stories and their newest story, The Princess and the Christmas Rescue has a wonderful festive flavour. At home Princess Eliza is discouraged from inventing new gadgets as her father considers them ‘far from Princessy’ but it is her inventive mind and her resourcefulness that eventually leads to her success in making friends.…