I was sad to hear of Jan Ormerod’s death last week, her books have given pleasure to me and to many readers over the years. One of our favourite books, written by Jan Ormerod and Lindsey Gardiner, is Doing the Animal Bop.
I bought The Usborne Nursery Rhyme Songbook after a friend recommended it. The book includes 42 traditional nursery rhymes with sheet music. It also has an accompanying CD which includes all of the rhymes beautifully sung by a children’s choir.
If you are looking for a traditional retelling of the Christmas story for young children My Very First Christmas Carols is by far our favourite. We bought it for our daughter when she was two and she is already asking when it will be time to get the Christmas book out, this year she was…