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Wake Up! by Katie Cleminson

Wake Up! by Katie Cleminson

It was at a moment when I was feeling in need of a quiet sit down that fortune smiled at me and brought the post man to my door bearing a surprise packet containing Katie Cleminson’s new picture book, Wake Up! Garden Girl and Garden Boy always rush to see what the post man has […]

Bookadoo

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Bookadoo

TB likes superheroes. The Marvel ones are firm favourites as are Power Rangers. Superheroes are cool, they’re something to aspire to. TB has the Spiderman costume and the Ben10 one. If we gave him the chance he’d get every superhero costume he possible could. So when I told him he could star in his very […]

Garden Reads from Ebury Publishing

Spring is all about looking forward to the gardening year ahead, making plans and, if the weather holds, actually getting your finger nails dirty. However, when the weather is not kind or, like me a couple of weeks ago, you have sick children to tend before you finally get a week in the garden, reading […]

LOB by Linda Newbery: A Review and an Interview

LOB by Linda Newbery: A Review and an Interview

When Random House Children’s books offered me a free copy of Linda Newbery’s new book ‘LOB’, to review I was thrilled. I will readily admit to being a big fan of fiction for young adults and older children and I was already familiar with some of Newbery’s previous novels. LOB is aimed at the slightly […]

Five Fabulous Books for Under One's

Buying presents for the under ones can be a challenge, especially if they have an older brother or sister. What can you buy that they don’t already have? Books, books, books. All under ones, given the right book will be delighted, so with Christmas approaching here is a list of some of Garden Girl and […]

Yummy by Lucy Cousins

This book is fab, fab, FAB

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The Telegraph On-Line Book Club

Hubby attends a book club in St Albans, I say attends, but in reality he is yet to make his presence felt at a meeting. He has purchased the books and has the intention of going though. So he sort of attends in his head. For this, he must be commended. I’m rubbish, the thought […]

Top 100 Finger Foods by Annabel Karmel

the recipes on the whole were quite simple, they didn’t use millions of ingredients that I had to buy specially and they could be easily adapted

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Instructions not Included by Charlotte Moerman

I can’t wait for some more instalments and the film of the book

My Bump & Me by Myleene Klass

I was amazed that the book was a Sunday Times Bestseller

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