Peace at Last - Story Snug

Peace at Last by Jill Murphy

Peace at Last was a favourite story in my classroom when I started teaching. The story of Jill Murphy’s three bears takes a humorous look at not being able to sleep, a theme that is familiar to children and adults.

The Story: Mr Bear, Mrs Bear and Baby Bear go to bed.…

Penguin - Story Snug

Penguin by Polly Dunbar

Penguin, a lovely story about friendship, loyalty and toddler tantrums, includes characters that children can identify with. My daughter was very excited to find the German translation ‘Sag doch was!’ in the library, it’s great to read a well loved story in another language.…

The Very Busy Spider - Story Snug

The Very Busy Spider by Eric Carle

We have so many spiders around and so many spiders’ webs to look at that my daughter decided that The Very Busy Spider was a good book to read so she could see how spiders make their webs. I love the simplicity and the repetition in this story and it has stimulated some interesting discussions.…