‘Stay Where You Are Then Leave’ by John Boyne Having read ‘The Boy in Striped Pyjamas’, I was excited to hear that John Boyne had published another book exploring life in the war. This book follows the life of a young boy called Alfie, whose life changes after the start of the First World War.… Continue reading Children’s Books of the Month – March 2017
‘The Christmasaurus’ by Tom Fletcher A rather festive recommendation for February, however I couldn’t write a blog post without including it! Now, I’ve read this book myself and to the children I work with, both times I truly felt it captured the magic of Christmas (and dinosaurs, of course!). The story centres around William Trundle,… Continue reading Children’s Books of the Month – February 2017
Last week, my boyfriend and I took our siblings to Tom Fletcher’s book signing for the ‘Christmasaurus’ in Selfridges, London. As a big fan of Tom Fletcher since the early days of Mcfly, I was delighted when I heard he’d written a Christmas story for children. Having thoroughly enjoyed the ‘Dinosaur that pooped!’ series, I… Continue reading We Met Tom Fletcher!
Night Monkey Day Monkey By Julia Donaldson ‘Night Monkey Day Monkey’is a charming story entwined with rhyme in typical Julia Donaldson style, which tells the story of two monkeys who are very different. It allows very young children to distinguish between day and night, incorporating elements that begin to allow them to explain how they… Continue reading Children’s Books of the Month – November 2016