Monkey Puzzle - Story Snug

Monkey Puzzle by Julia Donaldson & Axel Scheffler

The discovery of a Monkey Puzzle sticker book in a bookshop led us to pull an old favourite off the bookshelf and read it again. We love this cleverly written story which intertwines humour and learning in a fun way. It was definitely one of the most well read stories when my daughter was younger and there’s also a board book version for the littlest readers.…

Dotty Detective - Clara Vulliamy

Dotty Detective Super Secret Agent / The Paw Print Puzzle by Clara Vulliamy

Age Range: 5 to 9

As soon as Dotty Detective Super Secret Agent came through the letterbox my daughter whisked away this cute little book with its sparkly, spotty cover and started to read. She was hooked and couldn’t put the book down, “This is so interesting Mummy,” she said more than once and after finishing the first book she immediately asked if there was another one.…

Zog and the Flying Doctors - Story Snug

Zog and the Flying Doctors by Julia Donaldson & Axel Scheffler

Age Range: 3 to 8

Zog is one of my daughter’s favourite Julia Donaldson stories and she was delighted to find the newly published sequel, Zog and the Flying Doctors, at The Edinburgh Book Festival. We had tickets for Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s show which included watching Axel draw pictures of Zog and his friends plus characters from the new story – a mermaid, a lion and a particularly special unicorn.…