“How do you scroll down? “I don’t. I turn the page. It’s a book.” “Does it need a password?” “No.” “Can you make the characters fight? Can it text, tweet, toot?” “No, It’s a book” [Lane Smith “Its a Book”] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x4BK_2VULCU What on earth is this? A book. Made from paper? Monkey is reading a… Continue reading A book? Can it tweet? A mummy fighting for the protection of books and reading in a digital age.
Come to School Too - Blue Kangaroo. Emma Chichester Clark Miss Beany started Nursery School for the first time a few weeks ago. Just a couple of mornings a week - but it was still the longest she had been away from me with strangers. I felt woefully under-prepared as we walked into the cloakroom… Continue reading Come to School Too – Blue Kangaroo – Mummy and Toddler Review
Goodnight Spaceman by Michelle Robinson and Nick East I love all things spacey and science fictiony. I lay the blame on Roald Dahl and the Great Glass Elevator and his wacky Vermicious Knids. This love has now merged into a unhealthy collection of Kurt Vonnegut, John Wyndham, Jules Verne and Star Trek movies - what I… Continue reading Goodnight Spaceman – Mummy and Toddler Review
Little Red Riding Hood (retold by Susanna Davidson) - Picture Book For the past two weeks bedtime stories have been dominated by one book. Little Red Riding Hood. My two and a half year old, Miss Beany, is completely obsessed with this book. I have even tried hiding it under the bed, but she can… Continue reading Little Red Riding Hood