Dixie O’Day In the Fast Lane by Shirley Hughes & Clara Vulliamy
Dixie O’Day In the Fast Lane is a perfect book for children who are moving from picture books to chapter books. The seven short chapters are designed to be read one a day but it is such an action packed story that we can’t resist reading it in one sitting. It’s a real page turner […]
The Wheels on the Bus
“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. They are sturdy, small enough for little hands and the lovely bright, colourful illustrations provide…
Amazing Aeroplanes by Tony Mitton
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…
The Hundred Decker Bus by Mike Smith
Come and join The Hundred Decker Bus on its colourful journey (and don’t forget your swimsuit, it even has a pool!).
Dig Dig Digging by Margaret Mayo and Alex Ayliffe
If you are looking for appealing, non fiction picture books for the littlest people ‘Dig Dig Digging’ is one of our favourites. My daughter absolutely adored this book when she was two and fascinated with vehicles but the repetitive text also makes it a great book for her now as a beginner reader. The text is…
Where’s the Bus? by Eileen Browne & James Croft
Where’s The Bus? is a gentle, amusing story about two friends waiting for a bus. As readers we notice far more than the two characters, Rabbit and Mouse, who are mystified by the lack of buses arriving!