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Things You Never Knew About Dinosaurs – A Children’s Book Review


Things You Never Knew About Dinosaurs by Giles Paley-Phillips  Illustrated by: Liz Pichon Published: Parragon Books Ltd, 2013 Edition: Hardback (ARC of US edition – UK edition TBP August 2013) Length: 26 pages Genre: Children’s, Picture Book Where Did I Get It? Kindly given to us for review as part of Parragon Books’ #BookBuddies Summary… Continue reading Things You Never Knew About Dinosaurs – A Children’s Book Review

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Goodnight Little One – A Children’s Book Review


Goodnight Little One by Margaret Wise Brown Illustrated by: Rebecca Elliott Published: Parragon Books Ltd, 2012 Edition: Paperback Length: 32 pages Genre: Children’s, Picture Book, Bedtime Story Where Did I Get It? Kindly given to us for review as part of Parragon Books’ #BookBuddies Summary (from Goodreads): Little donkey on the hill, standing there so… Continue reading Goodnight Little One – A Children’s Book Review

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Listography: Top 5 Children’s Books


Children’s books are pretty much my favourite books. Picking just five for this week’s Listography is going to be tough. Very tough… 1. Hairy Maclary I think my entire family can recite this book we have all read it so often and loved it to death. Sing-song words, gorgeous illustrations and lots of woofwoofs. Awesomeness.… Continue reading Listography: Top 5 Children’s Books

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‘Kids hate reading’ and other stories.


If I had a pound for every time I heard someone say ‘kids these days hate reading’ or ‘****’s too young/old for books’, I may not be a millionaire but I’d certainly have some extra pocket-money. They’re wrong, obviously, but nothing I do or say seems to be able to convince them otherwise. Probably because… Continue reading ‘Kids hate reading’ and other stories.