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Reviews of kids' books and the crazy, fun stuff they inspire us to do

Non-Fiction Monday: My Pop Up City Atlas by Jonathan Litton and Stephen Waterhouse

The adage “Books can take you anywhere” is beautifully exemplified by My Pop-Up City Atlas by Jonathan Litton (@JonathanLitton) and Stephen Waterhouse (@SWIllustrator), a thrilling, whistle-stop tour through 70 cities around the world. Using pop-ups and a whole host of paper-engineering whizzery to bring to life exotically coloured urban scenes from cities both well known […]

I’m hosting Non Fiction Monday with string of reviews!

Today I’m delighted to be hosting Nonfiction Monday. If you’ve a new post about a great nonfiction book today, please leave a comment below, or add it via the linky and I’ll round them all up in this post as the day goes on. My own contribution today is review of A String of Beads […]

A must-have book about feelings

The Great Big Book of Feelings by Mary Hoffman, illustrated by Ros Asquith should be in every primary school, every library, every home. A funny and thoughtful exploration of emotions from ‘happy’ to ‘sad’ via ‘interested’, ‘upset’ and ‘silly’, this book is beautiful, empowering and great fun to read and share. It’s perfect for helping […]

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