HELLO, UNIVERSE by Erin Entrada Kelly
HELLO, UNIVERSE won the 2018 Newbery Medal, it’s a heartwarming adventure story with diverse characters and complicated relationships at its heart. Four middle grade students are thrown together when Bully Chet’s actions set off a chain of events that put Virgil’s life in danger. The story had us turning the pages to find out what […]
CLICK, CLACK, MOO Cows That Type by Doreen Cronin & Betsy Lewin
Click, Clack, Moo Cows That Type by Doreen Cronin & Betsy Lewin is one of the funniest picture books we’ve read, it has a great twist at the end.
A CHILDREN’S BOOK OF MINDFULNESS ‘happy’ by Nicola Edwards & Katie Hickey
A CHILDREN’S BOOK OF MINDFULNESS ‘happy’ is a beautifully illustrated introduction to mindfulness which shows children how they can connect to the world around them. In a society full of stress and pressure it’s often difficult to find time to stop and appreciate our surroundings and the people in our lives. Screen time is increasing,…
Dec 21st: Kate Eccles chooses The Christmas Story – An Exquisite Pop-Up Retelling
Author / Illustrator: Robert Sabuda The Christmas Story – An Exquisite Pop-Up Retelling: This spectacular retelling of the traditional Christmas Story is brought to life by Robert Sabuda’s amazing paper engineering.
Pumpkin Soup by Helen Cooper
Pumpkin Soup is one of our favourite autumn picture books and reading it heralds the time of year when the days are getting shorter, the mornings are getting cooler and homemade soup becomes a staple food. The three protagonists in the story, Cat, Squirrel and Duck, have a very traditional soup making routine which is…