50 Books Every 11yr Old Should Read
Aug08

50 Books Every 11yr Old Should Read

I’ve just come across this list which I first posted five years ago. I exclaimed aloud a lot and spent literally 20 minutes Oooh!-ing, Yes!-ing, Oh-D’you-Remember?-ing, and long pauses whilst I drooled over the list. And now fully intend to work my way right through it. Some I’ve loved, some I’ve never even heard of, let alone read. This is a very clipped part of the article, reproduced with kind permission...

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Favourite Picture Book? Come on, everyone has one…
Aug04

Favourite Picture Book? Come on, everyone has one…

We do a lot of picture book reviews, and we love to cover the old classics as well as the latest titles. But I have a big gap in my knowledge, between my own childhood memories of the 70’s, and those of my firstborn in the early 2000’s. I’m on the hunt for everyone’s recommendations – come and share your own personal picture book favourites from your bookshelf; either the ones you loved as a child, or the...

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What’s YOUR favourite childhood book – come join in #favechildrenslit
Aug01

What’s YOUR favourite childhood book – come join in #favechildrenslit

This is going in right now over on Facebook – come over and share your own treasured childhood reading memories…  (just click the blue Facebook F in the top right and you’ll go right to it!) I've just spent a lovely spell over on Twitter where #favechildrenslit is trending. It got me thinking about my own… Posted by LittleStuff on Tuesday, 1 August...

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Sunday Picture Book – Hairy Maclary
May21

Sunday Picture Book – Hairy Maclary

We love books – obviously – and we often review latest releases. But I’ve been a parent for nearly twenty years, and I know that the older books sometimes get overlooked by new parents – and they’re missing out on a gem or two of bedtime reading. I think we all know the Very Hungry Caterpillar, of course, but I find newer parents may not know Albert Le Blanc, Little Tiger or Spot. There have been some beautiful picture books that we’d...

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Sunday Picture Book – Dear Zoo
May14

Sunday Picture Book – Dear Zoo

We love books – obviously – and we often review latest releases. But I’ve been a parent for nearly twenty years, and I know that the older books sometimes get overlooked by new parents – and they’re missing out on a gem or two of bedtime reading. I think we all know the Very Hungry Caterpillar, of course, but I find newer parents may not know Albert Le Blanc, Little Tiger or Spot. There have been some beautiful picture books that we’d...

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Sunday Picture Book – Burglar Bill
May07

Sunday Picture Book – Burglar Bill

We love books – obviously – and we often review latest releases. But I’ve been a parent for nearly twenty years, and I know that the older books sometimes get overlooked by new parents – and they’re missing out on a gem or two of bedtime reading. I think we all know the Very Hungry Caterpillar, of course, but I find newer parents may not know Albert Le Blanc, Little Tiger or Spot. There have been some beautiful picture books that we’d...

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