Goodnight Sleepy Babies - Story Snug

Goodnight Sleepy Babies by Janet Bingham & Sebastien Braun

Today is World Sleep Day, ‘an annual event, intended to be a celebration of sleep’ which makes it the perfect day to think about picture books that can be read as part of a bedtime routine. Goodnight Sleepy Babies with its soothing rhyming text and beautiful illustrations has the quality of a lullaby, it’s a fabulous choice for a bedtime story or simply for those times when children (and parents!) need a calming read.…

Everybody's Welcome - Story Snug

Everybody’s Welcome by Patricia Hegarty and Greg Abbott

Everybody’s Welcome is a wonderful story about empathising with the plight of others and helping them in their hour of need. This beautifully illustrated picture book has a main character, Mouse, who shows compassion, kindness and tolerance towards many different woodland animals and recognises that they can all add individual expertise and strengths to a project which will ultimately benefit them all.…

Monkey Puzzle - Story Snug

Monkey Puzzle by Julia Donaldson & Axel Scheffler

The discovery of a Monkey Puzzle sticker book in a bookshop led us to pull an old favourite off the bookshelf and read it again. We love this cleverly written story which intertwines humour and learning in a fun way. It was definitely one of the most well read stories when my daughter was younger and there’s also a board book version for the littlest readers.…