Shopping & Reviews

Too Pickly!

Too Pickly! By Jean Reidy, illustrated by Genevieve Leloup Bloomsbury, £5.99 It’s time for lunch and this little toddler is hungry, but he’s also rather fussy. Everything that he gets offered is wrong in some way,...

Lulu’s Loo: A delightfully interactive potty training book

Lulu’s Loo: A Delightfully Interactive Potty Training Book By Camilla Reid, illustrated by Ailie Busby Bloomsbury, £6.99 If you’ve reached the potty training stage, or are beginning to think about it, this great book is the...

Poisonous Plants: A Guide for Parents and Childcare Providers

Poisonous Plants: A Guide for Parents and Childcare Providers By Elizabeth A Dauncey Kew Publishing, £15 It’s easy to forget that some commonly grown plants can be highly dangerous to children. This new book, which has...

Staying Sane: 99 Ways to Stop Yourself Going Mad When You Become a Mother

Staying Sane: 99 Ways to Stop Yourself Going Mad When You Become a Mother By Kathy Miller Portico, £6.99 This dinky, handbag-sized, wipeable book offers light relief and useful advice for new and experienced mums. Written...

The True Diary of a Mum-to-Be: A Pregnancy Companion

The True Diary of a Mum-to-Be: A Pregnancy Companion By Charlie Plunkett GHP, £9.99 The True Diary of a Mum-to-Be is a heart-warming first person account of one woman’s pregnancy journey. It doesn’t...

I Want a Sister!

I Want a Sister! By Tony Ross Anderson Press, £5.99 This Little Princess story is perfect to read to any children who are expecting, or wanting, a new sibling. The King and Queen are excited to...

It’s a Dog’s Life

It’s a Dog’s Life By Michael Morpurgo and Patrick Benson Egmont, £10.99 Ever wondered what a farm dog’s life is really like? Now is the chance to find out! This lovely picture book tells the...

Bedtime: A Slip and Slide Book

Bedtime: A Slip and Slide Book By Maureen Roffey Bloomsbury, £4.99 This great little board book tells a simple story of all the actions many toddlers go through en route to going to bed, like putting...

Me…

Me… By Emma Dodd Templar Publishing, £7.99 This soft, padded hardback book contains a sweet and simple tale of a small penguin who gets lost in a very big world. The illustrations are nicely drawn and,...

Hello, Animals!

Hello, Animals! By Smriti Prasadam, illustrated by Emily Bolam Bloomsbury, £4.99 Joining the trend for monotone board books is Hello, Animals! which introduces babies to 10 baby animals. The book is predominantly black and white, with...