Fabulous Fictional Friendships - Story Snug

Fabulous fictional friendships – International Friendship Day

Friendship is a central theme in many children’s books and stories and familiar, endearing characters can help children to understand and deal with issues and difficulties in their own friendship situations. To celebrate International Friendship Day we’re sharing fabulous fictional friendships but this isn’t the first International Friendship Day list that we’ve compiled, the more stories that we read, the more fabulous fictional friendships we discover! …

Picking Pickle - Story Snug

Picking Pickle by Polly Faber & Clara Vulliamy

Picking the right dog for you and your family can be a big challenge but help is at hand in Picking Pickle! Pickle, a veteran of the dogs’ home, is very happy to introduce us to a variety of different breeds of dog so that we can decide which one we would most like to take home.…

Burglar Bill - Story Snug

Happy Birthday Allan Ahlberg!

Happy 80th Birthday Allan Ahlberg!

My younger brother had many of Janet and Allan Ahlberg’s stories on his bookshelf and when I first started teaching they were a staple of my classroom book box. I know so many of the Ahlberg’s stories off by heart, I regularly read them aloud to my first reception and year one classes.…

Rufus - Story Snug

Rufus by Simon Bartram

We fell in love with Rufus as soon as we read his story. Rufus wants to be a scary monster but he lives alone in the desert and there are only clouds and rocks to rant and rage at. What he really needs to find is a Peopley Person to scare!…