Zog and the Flying Doctors - Story Snug

Zog and the Flying Doctors by Julia Donaldson & Axel Scheffler

Age Range: 3 to 8

Zog is one of my daughter’s favourite Julia Donaldson stories and she was delighted to find the newly published sequel, Zog and the Flying Doctors, at The Edinburgh Book Festival. We had tickets for Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s show which included watching Axel draw pictures of Zog and his friends plus characters from the new story – a mermaid, a lion and a particularly special unicorn.…

The Wheels on the Bus

Age Range: 0 to 5

“What were the first books that your daughter enjoyed?” asked a friend of mine last week. Without doubt my daughter loved The Wheels on the Bus and Old Macdonald had a Farm, classic rhymes told in board books with holes.…

Amazing Aeroplanes - Story Snug

Amazing Aeroplanes by Tony Mitton

Age Range: 2 to 4

If you are planning a holiday that combines planes and small children I recommend this colourful, non fiction picture book to introduce the experience of flying. We bought it for our daughter (who first flew at the age of four months) and its bold, bright pictures and easy to read, simple rhyming text were an immediate hit.…