Autumn is here, the weather is getting cooler and we need to start wearing warmer coats and wooly jumpers. The Coat tells the poignant, heartwarming story of Elise and the warm, snuggly red coat that she has been wishing for. It combines the themes of inequality, poverty, homelessness and empathising with others less fortunate and […]
It’s just a week until International Book Giving Day which takes place on Monday February 14th. It’s one of Story Snug’s favourite days of the year. Books last much longer than chocolates and flowers!
A Bear Named Bjorn is a wonderful, humorous first chapter book about Bjorn’s everyday adventures. Bjorn lives in a cave in the forest and his friends include The Fox, The Weasel and The Badger. Their simple forest life is juxtaposed with elements of the human world and the gentle humour in each chapter comes from…
It’s amazing that I’ve been blogging for 7 years! I had no idea when I started blogging that Story Snug would become such a wonderful and important part of my life but I love my blog and all the opportunities that it’s brought me.
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.
Charlie’s Magical Carnival by Marit Törnqvist is a colourful celebration of the power of a child’s imagination while watching a carnival.
Celebrating International Book Giving Day 2019 – how can you get involved? One way is to share this blogpost to help spread the word!
Mistletoe and Murder is the fifth book in Robin Stevens’ Murder Most Unladylike Mystery series which we started reading after I heard Robin talking at an SCBWI conference last year. They are fabulous first detective stories and we always find it very hard to stop reading until we get to the end of the story!
In One Cosy Christmas Little Hedgehog invites his friends to spend the perfect Christmas with him. But peculiar things happen at night while the animals are in bed. Can Little Hedgehog and his friends solve the mystery of the strange noises and the missing objects in time to have their perfect Christmas?