Saturday, 30 August 2008

Today's Entry

The Gruffle
By Sheila McCullagh
Published by Ladybird
One in the series of Puddle Lane books, the children I've read this to have got very excited about the 'monster' element in this story.

Tuesday, 26 August 2008

More from the cupboard

Today I’ve been sorting out the cupboards for my children’s old and treasured books:

Sali Mali
Gan[by]Mary Vaughan Jones
Darluniau gan [Illustration by]
Rowena Wyn Jones
Cymdeithas Lyfrau Ceredigion Gyf.[publishers]

Happy moments of learning Welsh,with such a simple and happy story.


Where’s Spot?
By Eric Hill
Published by Puffin

Also in the series:
Spot’s first walk
Spot’s birthday party
Spot’s first Christmas
Spot goes to school
Spot goes on holiday
Spot goes to the circus
Spot goes to the farm
Spot’s first Easter
Spot’s baby sister
Spot stays overnight

Lovable pictures, short and easy to read.

The Yellow House
By Blake Morrison
Illustrations by Helen Craig
Published by Walker

Lovely book for bringing out a child’s imagination.

Monday, 25 August 2008

The Beginning

We all have our favourite stories we remember from when we were very young. I would like to give you the opportunity to share and re-call those memories by adding to our list of “Stories loved from childhood”

Please give as much information as possible about the book, and if you want to share your reasons feel free to do so. Enter into the comments section and I will add it to the blog.

So here’s a few to start with:

Dennis the Dragon
By Vera Hopewell
Illustrated by Martin Aitchison
Published by Ladybird Book


Bathwater’s Hot
By Shirley Hughes
The Nursery Collection
Published by Walker book


Alfie’s feet
By Shirley Hughes
Alfie Stories
Published by Red Fox


The Teddy Bears’ Picnic
Pictures by Prue Theobalds
Words by Jimmy Kennedy
Published by Blackie