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Christmas David Lucas Dick Bruna Nativity Picture Book Carousel Rebecca Patterson


The Christmas Show Rebecca Patterson (Macmillan Children’s Books) Patterson captures the chaotic nature of nursery and infant school nativity plays perfectly in this hilarious picture book. While young readers will rejoice in recognizing the familiar setting of the classroom and school activities, parents and other adults will enjoy this brilliantly observed tale on a different …

3+ Alison Brown Catherine Rayner Emma Yarlett Maxine Lee Picture Book Carousel Steve Smallman Tim Warnes Tracey Corderoy

PICTURE BOOK CAROUSEL: Reading Rocks picture books

This summer publisher Little Tiger Press brings to life some of its new picture book titles with a new campaign called Reading Rocks. Watch out for competitions, videos (check out their Youtube channel)  and live events nationwide. Celebrations kicked off with a blog tour, and here is a summary in case you missed it: Abigail‘s author-illustrator …

3+ Alex T Smith Dan Santat Debi Gliori Ed Vere Judith Kerr julia donaldson Malachy Doyle Michael Buckley Oliver Jeffers Picture Book Carousel Rebecca Cobb

PICTURE BOOK CAROUSEL: some more gems from 2012

I have not had time to dedicate half as much time to reviewing books as I would have liked this year, but here are a few more that I definitely want to mention before the year is out! The Paper DollsJulia Donaldson (text) & Rebecca Cobb (illustrations)(Macmillan Children’s Books) The Paper Dolls is the lyrical …

3+ changes confidence friendship Hannah Cumming loneliness Picture Book Carousel shyness sky stars


I have only recently discovered Hannah Cumming’s picture books. At first it is the artwork that attracted me to them. Her style is child-friendly and soft, but with a lovely dreamy quality to it. Once I started reading her books however, I discovered thoughtful, warm and evocative tales,  which often a moral without ever being preachy, and …