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    Best new children’s books for summer 2012

    Looking for some new ideas for children’s books to enjoy this summer? Esther takes a look at the best books for toddlers and children, with a couple of great additions for teens. Feel free to add your own recommendations too! Books for Toddlers The Giant’s Loo Roll, Nicholas Allan This little gem follows the adventures […]

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    Baby Books: Designer Board Books by Orla Kiely

    Baby books always make lovely gifts for new parents, but sometimes it’s hard to decide what to buy. Do you go for a classic baby book like Goodnight Moon, Eric Carle’s enormously popular The Hungry Caterpillar, or something a little different?  We’ve had the immense pleasure of stealing a sneak peek at two new baby […]

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    Daisy plays Hide-and-Seek: A camoflage book

    Daisy plays Hide-and Seek is a fun camoflage book by Ellie Sandall. The cover shows Daisy the cow in all her pastel detail, peeking round an object cheekily.  Daisy is no ordinary cow.  She is a chamelion type cow, in that she can change colour to blend in with objects around her.   Our 5 […]

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    Mole’s Babies – great parenting gift

    Mole’s Babies by David Bedford sees the return of the charming Morris the Mole, from the hit title Morris in Love. Morris is ecstatic – he’s about to become a new dad.  He takes some crash course parenting tips from farmyard friends, just to realise he is not ready!  Morris soon learns that the answer […]

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    Children’s book reviews by Clover Hill’s BookWorm

    Reading books with our children is one of our greatest pleasures, and we’ve seen how much you’ve all enjoyed the beautifully illustrated Egmont books we’ve given out as prizes in the past. It gives us great pleasure to introduce avid bookworm Michelle and her mini book reviewers Shaun and Harry. Michelle, Shaun and Harry enjoy […]

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    7 books to enjoy with your children this Christmas

    We’ve got a tradition in our house, where not only do we watch How The Grinch Stole Christmas, Polar Express and The Snowman, we also read together, snuggling up and creating a Christmas filled delight of wonder for our children… I hope you’ll join us.  So…Christmas just round the corner, and with the cold weather […]

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    Dinosaur Colouring!

    Lots of Free Dinosaur colouring pages from Paul Stickland’s dinosaur children’s books, such as Dinosaur Roar and Ten Terrible Dinosaurs, great for Rainy Days. Click here to download your free colouring pages There are also plenty of ideas for making pop up dinosaurs and monsters on and you can submit your own too.

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    Prize Draw: Giving away 10 books from best new talent in children’s illustration!

    We were feeling inspired by that wonderful feature in the Guardian last week, and wanted to introduce you to the hottest new name in children’s illustration. Nicola Killen recently graduated from her MA in Children’s Illustration at Cambridge University, and won the prestigious Best New Talent Award. Her debut children’s book is a sweet, delightful, […]