Matilda - Story Snug

Matilda by Roald Dahl & Quentin Blake

Matilda is one our favourite fictional heroines and her story is our favourite Roald Dahl story. She loves books, she’s strong minded, determined, feisty and all of these attributes lead her, against all odds, to find her own happy ending. Two other people also stand out in Matilda’s story, both are supportive and encouraging and help her escape the harsh reality of life at home.…

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.…

The Lumberjack's Beard - Story Snug

The Lumberjack’s Beard by Duncan Beedie

We absolutely love The Lumberjack’s Beard! 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 how the ecosystem is affected by tree felling and what can be done to help reduce the impact.…

Odd Dog Out - Rob Biddulph - Story Snug

Odd Dog Out by Rob Biddulph

We were very lucky to win a signed copy of Odd Dog Out in a Twitter giveaway (thank you Rob Biddulph!). As big fans of Blown Away we were eager to see Rob’s latest picture book with its eye-catching cover. It’s a really fun story that conveys an important message about being who you are and not trying to be like everybody else.…