We love Zog! He’s a dragon who wants to do well at school but has problems when he tries to learn new skills. However, his story is great for showing that with perseverance you can become successful and good at something. The story also shows the development of his friendship with Princess Pearl, she’s not the kind of princess who wants to sit around the palace in […]
Spoilt Princess Ruby learns a valuable lesson when her present demands cause the palace to collapse in The Princess and the Presents.
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.
The Fairytale Hairdresser and Cinderella is a great modern twist on a traditional fairy story. The inclusion of so many well known fairytale and nursery rhyme characters makes this a really great book for ‘people spotting’!
A book that encourages a child to start eating vegetables is definitely a winner! I am guilty of trying to disguise vegetables in food (courgette and cocoa muffins actually taste really good!) but The Princess and the Peas encouraged my daughter to eat peas after a long time refusing to, now she’s also asking me to…
The Sticker Dolly Dressing Dolls activity book was my daughter’s favourite Christmas present. She loves stickers and was busy with this book for several days. Three dolls, Ellie, Daisy and Kitty, live in a doll’s house with their cat and their puppy and each double page spread features a different activity that they like doing…
The Rescue Princesses are great first chapter books for young readers who love princesses. I was looking for a present for a six year old and when I read this (the first) Rescue Princess book I couldn’t put it down.
The Story: Cinnamon Stitch (the kite princess) is a princess who wants to climb trees and get dirty, she doesn’t want to wear nice clothes and look grand. After being told off for bad behaviour Cinnamon starts sewing and the queen is delighted. But Cinnamon isn’t sewing a dress, she’s sewing a kite and dreaming of freedom.…
Goldilocks, The Three Little Pigs, Cinderella, The Three Billy Goats Gruff, Little Red Riding Hood and Jack and the Beanstalk are all brought to life through Stephen Tucker’s wonderful rhyming text and Nick Sharratt’s bold, colourful pictures in fun to read lift-the-flap fairy tales.