The Hospital Dog - Story Snug

The Hospital Dog by Julia Donaldson & Sara Ogilvie

Dot is a hospital dog who lives with her owner Rose. Dot and Rose spend lots of time at the hospital where they comfort patients, parents and even staff. The story provides an insight into a support system for young patients that many readers won’t be aware of and includes a diverse cast of characters, both in terms of disability and ethnicity.…

Story Snug's most viewed blogposts in 2020 - Story Snug

Story Snug’s most viewed blogposts in 2020

Before I start a new year of blogging I’m taking my annual look back at Story Snug’s most viewed blogposts in 2020. It was a quieter year on the blog as homeschooling and lockdown made other demands on my time but Story Snug still had several visitors – thank you to all those of you who invited us to be part of your blog tours, answered our interview questions and also to H.

Can You Find Santa's Pants? - Story Snug

Can You Find Santa’s Pants? by Becky Davies & Alex Wilmore

Can You Find Santa’s Pants? in time for him to deliver presents on Christmas Eve? This hilarious rhyming picture book leads Santa on a hectic search for underwear – through his house and out into the snow. It’s a madcap race against time during which we were torn between rushing to see if Santa’s search was successful while simultaneously wanting to savour all the wonderful details in the illustrations.…

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.…

TOO MUCH STUFF! - Story Snug

TOO MUCH STUFF! by Emily Gravett

TOO MUCH STUFF! is a hilarious rhyming picture book about two magpies whose collection of treasures starts to overwhelm their nest. Meg and Ash put a huge amount of effort into making their nest homely for their new family until they realise that possessions aren’t the most important things in life.…