Category: Book Reviews

Dear Zoo 30th Anniversary

Dear Zoo 30th Anniversary

I don’t know about you but there are certain books that I remember from my childhood – either from school or at home. One of them is Dear Zoo. So when I found out it was celebrating its 30th Anniversary this year I wanted to get in on the celebrations.     Since it was […]

Posted September 4, 2012


London for Children Review

London for Children Review

London really has been the place to be this summer between the Jubilee and all the fantastic sporting events. If you’re planning a trip to London with your kids any time soon then I think you might be interested in the post.   Jonny and Sophie go to London fairly often on holiday with their […]

Posted August 28, 2012


Build A Business From Your Kitchen Table

Build A Business From Your Kitchen Table

As most of you know I have a penchant for Twitter. Over the years I have found some great businesses on there, businesses created by normal, everyday people working from their homes and making a living. I love supporting small businesses on there and do so as much as I can. You see it’s something […]

Posted July 19, 2012


Zoe and Beans: Pants On The Moon

Zoe and Beans: Pants On The Moon

Back in February Liz and the kids reviewed  Zoe and Beans: The Magic Hoop. Today Liz reviews another Macmillan book in the Zoe and Beans series…. Zoe and Beans: Pants On The Moon.    What a great book! I’d never even heard of Zoe and Beans until we were sent ‘The Magic Hoop’ a few […]

Posted July 16, 2012


The Monster Machine by Nicola L. Robinson

The Monster Machine by Nicola L. Robinson

Over the past few weeks Liz and the kids have had to spend a lot of time at home – a combination of the weather and chicken pox means that they are stuck in the house. So they’ve had quite a lot of time to read recently. Here is Liz’s review of a gorgeous new […]

Posted July 11, 2012


Lunchtime by Rebecca Cobb

Lunchtime by Rebecca Cobb

I ADORE books! As a student I used to work in a book shop and my favourite thing was unpacking all the new books and having a wee nosey at them. I think it could actually be bordering an obsession. Personally I love giving books as gifts, especially to kids. What better way is there […]

Posted May 30, 2012


The Takeaway Secret

The Takeaway Secret

Sorry I’ve been a bit quiet recently, I’ve not been too well. I’m back now though! I’ve been looking forward to writing this review for ages, and now I feel that I have tried out enough recipes that I can do the book justice! The Takeaway Secret is a fantastic book packed full of recipes […]

Posted February 10, 2011