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Our boy's favourite!

Advantages: Well designed, chunky, nice pictures
Disadvantages: none

This Little Builder. Last year we had our house extended which meant we had builders in our house for several months, every day. Our little boy who was 18 months old at the time was fascinated and spent a lot of his time pressed up against the windows w ...

mrbing10 18.01.2014 · Read full review
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Review of Ladybird This Little Builder

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A classic tale of a wily fox

Advantages: Classic storytelling with a dash of humour
Disadvantages: Not suitable for those learning to read by phonics

Harquin is a young fox who lives with his family at the top of the hill. Nobody knows they are there, and Harquin's parents want to keep it that way. They tell their children never to go down to the valley for fear that someone will see them and follow th ...

denella 11.12.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Harquin: The Fox Who Went Down to the Valley - John Burningham

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Iffy about Miffy

Advantages: Small hardback book, classic character, simple text, clear bright illustrations
Disadvantages: Rhyme doesn't flow easily

...This little hardback book is part of a series of books aimed at very young children featuring the iconic bunny rabbit, Miffy. Miffy is actually quite a very well-established character with this particular book first written in the 1960s by Dutch author an ...

jo-1976 04.09.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Miffy at the Seaside - Egmont Childrens Books

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Miffy at the seaside

Advantages: Cute story, illustrations
Disadvantages: None

I have a Dutch friend who lives in Holland and whenever she comes to visit she always brings the kids a little something. She likes to buy Dutch ( we get a pack of Tupils every time, it's great, our garden looks wonderful) so this is how we ended up with ...

Spottydog11 17.01.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Miffy at the Seaside - Egmont Childrens Books

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How Fat Is Your Cat?

Advantages: Great for rhyme and emergent readers.
Disadvantages: Not ideal for a large group.

The series of books is 'designed to help the development of literacy skills in children learning to read and spell three and sometimes 4 letter words' or as I call them CVC words. This book is one of 5 books in an excellent series of books called 'Fun ...

neenn 07.12.2006 · Read full review
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Review of Fat Cat - Sue Graves

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