Primrose - Story Snug

Primrose by Alex T. Smith

Primrose is an independently minded princess who doesn’t want to be stifled by the seriousness of life at the pretty pink palace where she lives. We find her attempts to have fun very amusing and her Grandmama is one of our new favourite picture book grannies.…

Lorraine Francis recommends Katie Morag and the Two Grandmothers by Mairi Hedderwick

Age Range: 5 to 7

The Story: Feisty Katie Morag McColl lives on the fictional Scottish island of Struay where her father runs the general store and her mother is the postmistress. Her two grandmothers, down-to-earth, dungaree-wearing, tractor-driving Grannie Island, and stylish, sophisticated Granma Mainland – ‘a smart wee Bobby Dazzler’- are as different as chalk and cheese.…

All in One Piece - Story Snug

All in One Piece by Jill Murphy

All In One Piece describes Mr and Mrs Large’s preparations for having a rare night out, just the two of them. Jill Murphy’s stories about the Large family were huge favourites of mine when I was teaching and it’s lovely to share them with my daughter who finds the children’s antics very funny.…