We are Family - Story Snug

We Are Family by Patricia Hegarty & Ryan Wheatcroft

Every family is different and this beautifully illustrated picture book wonderfully portrays the diverse nature of families in our society today. Despite many differences in family structures there are also many similarities and experiences regardless of race, religion or colour. We Are Family does a fantastic job of portraying different families whilst showing how their members support and live with each other through good times and bad.…

Lucy Lady Bird - Story Snug

Lucy Lady Bird by Sharon King-Chai

Lucy Lady Bird has just been republished with the most gorgeous shiny spotty cover! This beautifully illustrated picture book is great for introducing children to colours, seasons, counting and the concept that it’s great to be different.…

Burglar Bill - Story Snug

Burglar Bill by Janet & Allan Ahlberg

Happy 40th Birthday Burglar Bill!

Burglar Bill was a favourite of mine when I first started teaching and my daughter loves the story too. I was amazed when I discovered that Burglar Bill is 40 years old this year! Originally published in 1977 it’s fabulous that this humorous story has been read and enjoyed by several generations of children.…

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.…