Top 5 Books About Learning to Swim

Top 5 Books about Learning to Swim PudStar has done swimming lessons for a LONG TIME.  Learning to swim is a crucial skill - but for some it is easier than others! I've spoken before about...

Literary Gifts for Christmas

Literary Gifts for Christmas You see it all over Pinterest, and I do not know the original source, but I love the gift giving philosophy of; Something to read. Something to wear. Something they want. Something they need. I also add...

Books and Bikes: Part Two

Last week I wrote a little about PudStar's 8th birthday party (here), her favourite books at 8 years old (here), and her birthday bike (here), a Byk brand bike from our local cycling shop,...

Book People: Sue McPherson

Book People: Sue McPherson ‘Book People’ is a series of posts in which you will meet some talented and dedicated authors, illustrators and publishers.  These are the people that start our children or students on...

5 Reasons Books are a Great Gift

Books as Gifts I’ve done a few posts now about why we give books as gifts, the importance of inscribing books, and book gift suggestions: babies; more babies; toddlers; boys; more boys; books for starting on chapter books; classics as...

Top Twenty Horse Books for Children

Top Twenty Horse Books for Young Readers Some children go through a stage of wanting to be a pirate, others a fairy, some a dinosaur. Many young ones want to ride horses at some point and...

Book People: Sarah Davis

Book People: Sarah Davis I’ve been online stalking Sarah Davis for some time now – in the nicest possible way! I have adored her illustrations ever since I purchased ‘Fearless’ some years ago now. I...

Launch of ‘Lucy’s Book’

It would be fair to say that I am just a little bit excited about this new book. 'Lucy's Book' is a book for anyone who has ever loved a book with all their...

Mother’s Day Gifts

All families are different: some have a mum and some don’t; some have two mums; some have a mum who no longer lives with them; and some have several generations of mums living under the...
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Inscribing Children’s Book Gifts

Inscribing Children's Book Gifts Click on title links to purchase books.  The first gift that was given to me when I had PudStar eight years ago was 'Puffling'. It was given to me by the wonderfully talented...