One of the first things I thought about when reading this book is that my mum is going to be horrified when she reads my review, she hates the F word…the Fart word…it is one of her least favourite words. But then I realised she also has a sense of humor and she might overlook her least favourite words…maybe.
Poppy and the Orchestra is a very special book, it was more than I could have hoped for when I opened it for the first time. It introduces children to musical instruments and the orchestra.
I remember the day I received this book, I was literally in awe and I believe my mouth dropped open because I was captivated by its beauty. The first thing you notice when you open this book is that the pages are very dark and they evoke emotion.
With a title like Hug Machine there was no way I could go past this book, hugs are one of the most simple acts one can do but is also one of the most caring and kind things that can be done. It is books like this, spreading love and happiness that I want to share with children.
Here is the final part to the Smarty Arty Aussie Animals theme. I have really enjoyed sharing this theme with you and am going to finish off with a few books that will be a lovely addition to your crafting session.
This book will see children immersed into the customs and culture of Africa, where we take a journey of persistence, patience and resilience. Slowly! Slowly! has been adapted into a story in South Africa from a proverb “Softly, softly, catchee monkey”.
The Story of Christmas is like a little gift from heaven because it is an accurately portrayed story of the birth of Jesus. This book is everything that Christmas is to me, so when I received this gem in the mail I was instantly taken in by the beautiful illustrations and the brightness of each page
The first time I read through it I ran my hand over each shiny page, making discoveries until the very end. It was like the excitement of opening an advent calendar, the anticipation swirling around you as you open the first numbered flap or in this case the cover of the book.