I borrowed this from the library in December and couldn't face taking it back without reading it. It's utterly beautiful, both story and pictures. (It was the pictures that drew me in to begin with, as we've a picture book by Jo Weaver already, the very beautiful little bear.) The pictures … [Read more...] about A Story Like The Wind by Gill Lewis, illustrated by Jo Weaver.
Continuing our attempt to meet the 300 Picture book challenge. We're on track so far. Our first Judith Kerr of the year. It's not a Mog book (boo) but it does have a very Mog looking cat in it. When Willy went to the wedding. It's not his fault, honestly. Two ladybird books today, first being … [Read more...] about 300 Picture books week 2.
This set, as linked to, was one of Smallest's first presents. The soft caterpillar annoys me slightly, as it's been changed from the illustrated one to make it more educationally interesting, and I really didn't feel that was necessary. We carted it around for a few months, and Smallest didn't … [Read more...] about The Hungry Caterpillar #100books
Book 10. 10% of the way towards 100 books.And, pyschologically quite important, double figures, finally :) Elmer is a library book. This is a shame in a way, as Smallest is extremely fond of him, and is probably not really going to want him to disappear off home. I feel that like previous … [Read more...] about Elmer #100books
I've seen this book around a few times, it crops up on suggested book lists as a *good thing to read* but I'd never been tempted. So I was actually quite pleased to receive it as a Christmas present and have it to stretch my boundaries a bit. Without blowing the plot too far (given there's a … [Read more...] about Life of Pi #100books