Oi, Dog! by Kes Grey and Jim Field – review

Published by Hodder Children’s Publication date 6 October 2016 Source – own copy “The absurdly funny sequel to the award-winning Oi Frog! from vibrant pairing Kes Gray and Jim Field. The hilarious sequel to the bestselling Oi Frog! will have children rolling around with laughter. Shortlisted for the Sainsbury’s Children’s Book Award 2016. Frog’s had…

Harriet the Hedgehog by Victoria Brock – review

Published by Victoria Brock Publication date – 2 April 2013 Source – review copy “Beautiful Children’s book with traditional illustrations. This book is about a Hedgehog who doesn’t have any spikes. Written for my twin nieces who were diagnosed with leukaemia in September 2009 within a week of each other. £1 of every book sold…

Chris Rivers Nuttall – Q&A

Today I’m pleased to welcome Chris Rivers Nuttall to the blog. Chris is the illustrator of the Zak and Jen’s Astronomical Adventure books, written by Natalie Page, the latest being Tinsel Town which was published on 7 November 2016. Chris kindly answered a few of my questions. 1. Tell us about Zak and Jen’s Astronomical…

Come on Daisy! by Jane Simmons – review

Published by Orchard Publication date 2 September 2004 Source – own copy “Daisy the duckling is lost! Will she find her way back to Mamma? Mamma Duck tells Daisy to stay close, but Daisy thinks that chasing dragonflies and bouncing on lilypads looks much more fun . . . This warm and comforting story, starring…

Fright Club by Ethan Long – Review

Published by Bloomsbury Children Publication date 8 October 2015 Source – own copy “Only the SCARIEST monsters are allowed in Fright Club (members include Fran K. Stein and Sandy Witch). So when a cute little bunny announces he wants to join everybody laughs at him. Poor old bunny. If only they knew you don’t have…

Dave by Sue Hendra, illustrated by Liz Pichon – Review

Published by – Hodder Children Publication date – 7 February 2013 Source – borrowed copy “By a bestselling team, this hilarious picture book will appeal to all those young children who love toilet humour! A reissue of this hilarious picture book with a stunning glittery cover. Written by Sue Hendra, the creator of the bestselling…

Oi, Frog by Kes Gray and Jim Field – Review

Published by Hodder Children’s Books Publication date – 5 February 2015 Source – own copy “A wonderfully funny rhyming story with laugh-out-loud illustrations from an award-winning team. From the award-winning Kes Gray and the winner of the Roald Dahl Funny Prize, Jim Field, comes an hilarious rhyming tale about a frog who discovers that all…