Georgie Grows a Dragon by Emma Lazell
Georgie Grows a Dragon is a wonderful story about gardening, friendship and growing. Georgie loves growing things but she can’t remember planting the dragon that appears in her garden overnight. She’s determined to take care of it but what do dragons need to help them grow…?
International Dog Day – favourite fictional dogs
Happy International Dog Day! Do you have a favourite fictional dog? We looked through our bookshelves to find doggy stories that we enjoy reading and after some discussion we came up with a top five list.
David Roberts’ Delightfully Different Fairy Tales illustrated by Lynn Roberts-Maloney
Delightfully Different Fairy Tales retell the stories of Sleeping Beauty, Rapunzel and Cinderella in the most wonderfully original way. The stories take us back in time to different time periods during the twentieth century and introduce readers to fashions and styles intrinsic to the era. David Roberts’ illustrations are fabulously detailed and provide an amazing…
Picking Pickle by Polly Faber & Clara Vulliamy
Picking the right dog for you and your family can be a big challenge but help is at hand in Picking Pickle! Pickle, a veteran of the dogs’ home, is very happy to introduce us to a variety of different breeds of dog so that we can decide which one we would most like to…
How To Be A Cowboy by Alice. V. Lickens
It is National Non Fiction November in the UK so we have been reading more non fiction this month. We had never really thought about the details of a cowboy’s life but How To Be A Cowboy has given us a fascinating insight into the world of cowboys and their work.
Wildlife Jack I want to fly! by Ed Kellie, Jacopo Lanza & Mark Billington
The dawn chorus is very loud here right now so our thoughts have turned to birds and which birds could be making so much noise! Wildlife Jack I want to fly! has been the perfect book to accompany our discussions and is full of beautiful photographs and fascinating bird facts.