I am Squarehead (from I am Squarehead) is a book about having round thoughts in a square world. It's about being different, and feeling different, which aren't always quite the same. And it's about the strength that comes from accepting yourself whoever you are. It's also about dogs, journeys and monsters, and went down very well with the small children - as you may be able to … [Read more...] about I am Squarehead
Moon Flower Fairies is a rhyming picture book about little fairies born in flowers when the moon is high, who look after plants, and are helped by furry friends to look their best before they go to the moon palace where they weave dreams. The pictures are pretty. The rhymes aren't terribly strained. I don't understand why moon flower fairies are only girls - something that my … [Read more...] about The Moon Flower Fairies by Oakley Graham and Patricia Yuste
Bob and the Moon Tree Mystery is one of a series of books about Bob and his friend Barry. Bob works on the moon, keeping it tidy, helping visitors, that sort of thing. He looks very 1960s American astronaut to me, if that makes any sense. His dog has one eye and doesn't appear to need a spacesuit. (This is relevant, bear with me.) A tree grows on the moon, and then grows a … [Read more...] about Bob and the Moon Tree Mystery Simon Bartram
This is the book of the tv show - we were sent it for review. You can read it free online It's obvious that this is a translated book - there were a couple of glitches in the language. That didn't really bother me, and Smallest and Tigerboy didn't notice at all. The story is a simple one - a crow who should know better, given he's already got two plaster casts on, goes to … [Read more...] about Heroes of the City – the Hot air balloon.
When Lesley is sent to Venice to interview world-renowned violinist Paulo Levi on his fiftieth birthday, she cannot believe her luck. She is told that she can ask him anything at all – except the Mozart question. But it is Paulo himself who decides that it is time for the truth to be told. This is not really a picture book for young children (it's listed on the Walker website … [Read more...] about The Mozart Question: Michael Morpurgo