What If? A Book to Help Kids Every Day

It's hard to give your kids all the answers, be it to the thousands of questions they ask daily, or the ones that they haven't thought of yet that might help them in sticky situation. A friend contacted me recently to ask if I'd like to review a book that her friend had written, and … Continue reading What If? A Book to Help Kids Every Day

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Books for Toddlers We Read So Often That They Fell Apart

My kids really love books and I encourage them to read and look at them all the time. That means leaving books accessible to them so they can just help themselves. It's lovely to watch and see my two-year-old "reading" her favourites to herself and getting most of the words right. Some books they just … Continue reading Books for Toddlers We Read So Often That They Fell Apart

Kids' Books: Let's See Ireland and The Wild Atlantic Way Activity Book Review and Giveaway

The day the Easter holidays started we received two fabulous children's books from O'Brien Press to review. The first, "Let's See Ireland" by Sarah Bowie is a simple story of a little girl's holiday around Ireland with her parents, and her cat who has secretly stowed away. The journey takes Molly and her family from … Continue reading Kids' Books: Let's See Ireland and The Wild Atlantic Way Activity Book Review and Giveaway

Kids’ Books: Let’s See Ireland and The Wild Atlantic Way Activity Book Review and Giveaway

The day the Easter holidays started we received two fabulous children's books from O'Brien Press to review. The first, "Let's See Ireland" by Sarah Bowie is a simple story of a little girl's holiday around Ireland with her parents, and her cat who has secretly stowed away. The journey takes Molly and her family from … Continue reading Kids’ Books: Let’s See Ireland and The Wild Atlantic Way Activity Book Review and Giveaway

Review and Giveaway: Get Crafty by Ali Coghlan

  I often get books in for review, and I try to look at them promptly to get the review published but this one kept disappearing. I found my five-year-old planning his birthday party out of it, and then discovered my seven-year-old long after bedtime re-writing his favourite crafts from the book into his journal … Continue reading Review and Giveaway: Get Crafty by Ali Coghlan

Natural Born Feeder: Review and Giveaway

It's great to get something to review that you really want and have had an eye on, and that was the case when Gill Books sent me a review copy of Natural Born Feeder, Roz Purcell's cookbook. Roz is well known as a model, and started her very popular healthy cooking blog in 2013. It's … Continue reading Natural Born Feeder: Review and Giveaway

Review: Irelandopedia – a book for all ages 

Gill and MacMillan sent me two very different books to review for Christmas, the first was Irelandopedia by daughter and father team Fatti and John Burke. (More about the second later in the week). I loved this book from the moment I saw it, the graphics and illustrations are really striking and it's beautifully designed. … Continue reading Review: Irelandopedia – a book for all ages