Lola Dutch again takes us on a bustling ride of imagination as she decides what she wants to be when she grows up. The problem is she wants to be everything and anything.
Fairytales for Feisty Girls are Once upon a time stories with a difference. These stories invite the reader to believe in themselves, to be courageous and to realise just how smart they are.
Marvellous Mummy is a beautiful book to celebrate the relationship between a child and their mummy at anytime of the year. It is a fun little book that celebrates all the different traits of a mum, including those times when she is grumpy, and mothers day is the perfect day to read it.
This is my first encounter with Friday Barnes and if this book is anything to to go by, Friday is always disappearing, investigating and getting into all sorts of scrapes that challenge the patience of her teachers and the headmasters, both old and new.
In fairy tales, things will always feel more perfect than in life. The dashing prince will find the fairest maiden for his wife…Well…you might be shocked to hear this, but even fairies fart! (Jennifer Stinson)
The colours draw you into the story on those first few pages of the book, the shades of green give you the feeling of being out among the trees and plants in the garden, the tortoise face a beautiful rosy complexion whose eyes show an old but warm and happy soul. The colours and illustrations continue to amaze as I turn the pages, each majestic and beautiful creature brought to life by the artist ability to bring us the African Jungle through her artistic ability.