Nursery Rhyme Characters
Mr Wolf’s Pancakes by Jan Fearnley
Mr Wolf’s Pancakes is a fun and amusing story to read in preparation for making pancakes on Tuesday. Mr Wolf is hungry and really fancies some pancakes. But will his fairytale neighbours help him to make them?
Story Snug Advent: F is for The Fairytale Hairdresser and Father Christmas
F is for The Fairytale Hairdresser and Father Christmas by Abie Longstaff and Lauren Beard
The Fairytale Hairdresser and the Sugar Plum Fairy by Abie Longstaff & Lauren Beard
The Fairytale Hairdresser and the Sugar Plum Fairy introduces characters from The Nutcracker, it’s a lovely story for the festive season. As with all the Fairytale Hairdresser stories we love spotting all the different fairytale and nursery rhyme characters in Lauren Beard’s illustrations.
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…
Which stories will you be telling on National Tell a Fairytale Day?
Which fairytale will you be reading on National Tell a Fairytale Day? Fairytales and folk tales are an integral part of a country’s traditions and provide a basis for many other stories that we know and love today. We have introduced our daughter to fairytales using books, magazines and other activities but there are still many…
Authors, illustrators & book bloggers choose books to give to a Royal baby
Story Snug sends many congratulations to The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Kate and William, on the birth of your little princess.
Making a fairytale inspired board game
It’s the time of year when we enjoy reading The Jolly Christmas Postman, doing Humpty Dumpty’s jigsaw, reading The Gingerbread Man’s annual and playing the hazardous board game that Little Red Riding Hood receives from Mr Wolf. After playing the game for what was at least the tenth time in a row we decided to make our own.…
The Fairytale Hairdresser and Father Christmas by Abie Longstaff & Lauren Beard
We are huge fans of Kittie Lacey, The Fairytale Hairdresser, and love this newly published Christmas story which includes the fairytale characters from the previous books.
The Jolly Christmas Postman by Janet and Allan Ahlberg
Despite the fact that more people are sending virtual Christmas cards and messages I still like to send real Christmas cards. The Jolly Christmas Postman also has lots to deliver on his snowy Christmas Eve round, the characters in the story are preparing for Christmas and some are already celebrating with sherry and mince pies.
National Nursery Rhyme Week – what will you be reading?
How are you celebrating National Nursery Rhyme week? Will you be singing and reading stories? Do you have any favourite picture books with nursery rhyme characters in them?