Snuffles and the cloud people – children’s book review

The online community is a funny old place, I’ve been online now for a good 10 years and have used various forums for all manner of topics from Trying to conceive to camping advice to making the perfect buttercream for cakes.

Sometimes you meet and chat with people that stay in your life for [...]

The Kite Princess

The Kite Princess

New year new book to read and the next book from Barefoot Books that I want to highlight is The Kite Princess written by Juliet Clare Bell, illustrated by Laura-Kate Chapman and narrated by Imelda Staunton.

If, like me you have mini princesses in your home then they will adore this beautifully illustrated book [...]

Winter reading for children – perfect stocking fillers

the last snowball

You can’t deny Christmas is on the way now can you? The TV is full of adverts one after the other with cries from the sofa ‘We want one of those mummy!’ regardless if they like the toy or not, these days publicity is so good every child watching feels they really do want [...]

Barefoot Books – imaginative reading for children

My Mama Earth

One of my favourite moments of the day is story time, it’s the end of the day, I’ve often got a headache and am exhausted but NOTHING will stop me from reading our daily stories together.

As you can imagine we’ve got quite a collection of books now but as the girls are getting [...]