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  • Jane Hissey & Old Bear’s 30th Birthday Blog Tour
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    Jane Hissey & Old Bear’s 30th Birthday Blog Tour

    I often read Old Bear and Little Bear’s Trousers to my first reception class and I have loved all the stories that Jane Hissey has written since. It is unbelievable that this year Old Bear is celebrating his 30th birthday and we are delighted to be the first stop on Jane’s #OldBear30 blogtour! I am […]


  • Happy Birthday Old Bear by Jane Hissey

    Happy Birthday Old Bear by Jane Hissey

    Age Range: 3 to 8 Happy Birthday Old Bear! Old Bear is celebrating his 30th birthday this year and Jane Hissey has written Happy Birthday Old Bear to commemorate the occasion. As huge Old Bear fans we’ve been eagerly awaiting this new story and we absolutely love it. Jane’s familiar playroom characters are joined by a new…


  • World Giraffe Day
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    World Giraffe Day

    June 21st is World Giraffe Day! World Giraffe Day celebrates the longest necked animal on the longest day of the year. There are some great giraffes in children’s fiction and we found several giraffes on our bookshelves.


  • Meet Jane Hissey’s new character, Elsie the Elephant!

    Meet Jane Hissey’s new character, Elsie the Elephant!

    Old Bear is celebrating his 30th birthday this year and Story Snug would like to wish him many happy returns! We’d also like to send our congratulations to Jane Hissey for creating so many loveable, memorable characters and for writing such wonderfully humorous and entertaining stories. Today we are absolutely delighted to introduce you to Jane’s brand new character who joins the…


  • Old Bear’s Bedtime Stories by Jane Hissey

    Old Bear’s Bedtime Stories by Jane Hissey

    It’s so lovely to have old friends on our 300th blogpost! It is no secret that we are huge Old Bear fans and we have been eagerly awaiting the arrival of Jane Hissey’s newest book, Old Bear’s Bedtime stories.


  • Picture books about snow

    Picture books about snow

    We’ve had our first snow of the season which has prompted us to read some of our favourite snowy picture books. They include snowballs, snowy journeys, hibernation, penguins and cold, snowy nights. We’d love to hear your snowy picture book suggestions too.