Many authors and illustrators have had to cancel book launches and no longer have the opportunity to promote their books in real life. We invited authors and illustrators to share news of their middle grade fiction published in March 2020 so that we could share them with you.
Huge congratulations to all of the authors and illustrators on the Lollies 2018 shortlist! The shortlist has been published today and you can already start voting for your favourite funny books 🙂
We really enjoyed reading the Cake the Wolf and the Witch, we just couldn’t put it down! It’s a wonderfully original fairytale fantasy with a modern day hero and heroine and we love the way that Maudie Smith has intertwined so many well known fairytale characters into a story that includes its own unique twists.
June 21st is World Giraffe Day! World Giraffe Day celebrates the longest necked animal on the longest day of the year. There are some great giraffes in children’s fiction and we found several giraffes on our bookshelves.
The first day of school can often be a stressful experience for both a parent and a child. We would definitely recommend reading picture books about starting school to introduce children to this new experience, it’s a huge milestone in their life! If you start reading now you will have plenty of time to talk to your child about their first…
A few months ago our daughter discovered that our two little men, Christmas and Snowy, had help with the book Advent Calendars that Story Snug has done for the previous two years so now it’s time for something different – a book tree Advent Calendar.
Story Snug is 3 years old today! When I started blogging I had no idea what a big part of my life Story Snug would become but I soon discovered that blogging is a lot of fun. We have read so many wonderful books over the last three years and I have chatted with lots of lovely authors, illustrators…
What would we do without a best friend? June 8th is National Best Friends Day in the USA and we had great fun looking through our book collection to find some of our favourite fictional best friends.