Category Archives: No longer required

RATS! by Pat Hutchins

Ever wanted a pet so desperately that you schemed and plotted to get your parents to agree to you having one. If yes you will empathise with the main character of this story, Sam. Sam is determined to have a pet rat and buys … Continue reading

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Where’s Julius? by John Burningham

Julius is a boy with great imagination which is encouraged and shared by his parents. We first meet Julius when he shares breakfast with his parents. After this Julius is not available to have any meals with them, he is much to busy having … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Soup by Helen Cooper

A cat, a duck, a red squirrel and a large bowl of pumpkin soup. I had come across this book an a few occasions but had not bought it, so I was really pleased when my daughter brought it back … Continue reading

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Sitting Ducks by Michael Bedard

I had seen this book on more than one occasion before I finally opened it up and flicked through. Spotting an illustration that seemed familiar I had a closer look at the page and finally decided that it reminded me … Continue reading

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No longer required

I was amazed at the quality of the books my local library regularly disposes of. This happens according to a librarian, because, children are not reading as much as they used to and the library wants to use the shelf … Continue reading

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