Activity Books for school holidays - Story Snug

Activity books for the School Holidays

The summer holidays are very nearly here and we’ve been looking at Activity Books to keep children busy over the summer. While I would definitely advocate a break from formal learning during a school holiday I do like the fact that many of the activities in these books introduce children to new ideas and concepts that they may not have come across as well as stimulate discussion.…

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.…

Shifty McGifty and Slippery Sam- Up, Up and Away! - Story Snug

Shifty McGifty And Slippery Sam Up, Up and Away! by Tracey Corderoy & Steven Lenton

We love the Shifty McGifty and Slippery Sam picture books, especially the first story in which Shifty and Sam give up their life of crime to become bakers. Now Tracy Corderoy and Steven Lenton have treated us to more exciting Shifty McGifty and Slippery Sam adventures in Up, Up and Away!, a chapter book containing three highly illustrated stories which are perfect for more independent readers to enjoy.…