Milo's pet egg is all about Milo finding a breathing stone and deciding he'll look after it. He does all sorts of things - climbing, rolling, diving, swinging and generally has a day full of fun. The next morning though, Snappy (the stone/egg) is broken... This is beautifully drawn, and full of action shots which might encourage your offspring off the sofa. It's also caring … [Read more...] about Milo’s Pet Egg. Rebecca Elliott
This is a great readaloud bedtime book. Got more than one child? You're likely to have had sharing issues at some point. Sidney and Stella don't have sharing issues. They just don't share. Which results in bad things happening. InSidney, Stella and the Moon the victim is the moon. There are some fantastic visuals, particularly with the fold out double page spread of the morning … [Read more...] about Sidney, Stella and the Moon. Emma Yarlett.
Continuing with our Ladybird theme, we read Forgetful Little Fireman from the Little People series. I'm fairly sure we used to have several of these, I'm not quite sure where they went. This one is reasonably inoffensive - as you can imagine, there's a fireman, and he forgets things, like his socks, and helmet, and chief. (Oops.) The callout which involves searching for lost … [Read more...] about Forgetful little Fireman
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