Category Archives: Children’s books

The best picture books (in our house)

If you have small children, you will read the same books again and again until your eyes bleed. Having enjoyed (survived?) 6 years of bedtime reading, here are my tips for staying just the right side of insanity at story … Continue reading

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I took the Moon for a walk – Carolyn Curtis and Alison Jay

An eccentric boy takes the Moon for a late evening stroll. (That’s the Moon, not any old moon). The Moon is an uncommunicative but loyal companion. I love Alison Jay’s old fashioned cracked-glaze illustrations: round-bellied animals and buildings with faces. … Continue reading

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