Goodnight Sleepy Babies - Story Snug

Goodnight Sleepy Babies by Janet Bingham & Sebastien Braun

Today is World Sleep Day, ‘an annual event, intended to be a celebration of sleep’ which makes it the perfect day to think about picture books that can be read as part of a bedtime routine. Goodnight Sleepy Babies with its soothing rhyming text and beautiful illustrations has the quality of a lullaby, it’s a fabulous choice for a bedtime story or simply for those times when children (and parents!) need a calming read.…

Hattie Peck - Story Snug

Hattie Peck by Emma Levey

Hattie Peck’s story is full of eggs that have been laid by all kinds of creatures! We love Hattie, she’s a determined, kind hearted heroine who turns her own heartbreak around when she goes out into the big wide world to rescue abandoned eggs.…

I say OOH You say AAH - Story Snug

I say OOH You say AAH by John Kane

I say OOH You say AAH is a hilarious read aloud picture book. It is hugely entertaining for the reader and the listener and introduces children to the concept of following instructions in a fun way. Listener responses are a big part of the reading experience and the first time we read the book together my daughter could hardly reply because she was laughing so much.…

Pumpkin Soup - Story Snug

Pumpkin Soup by Helen Cooper

Pumpkin Soup is one of our favourite autumn picture books and reading it heralds the time of year when the days are getting shorter, the mornings are getting cooler and homemade soup becomes a staple food. The three protagonists in the story, Cat, Squirrel and Duck, have a very traditional soup making routine which is turned upside down when one of them decides he wants to do things differently!…