I may be a Book Monster, and this blog has always been about sharing great books for children. However, what about those children who are
It never ceases to amaze me how versatile picture books are. They can be pure fun and entertainment, they can teach facts and figures, they
We have recently been assessing our non-fiction books in the library where I work, and have come to the conclusion, that while it is important
Dinosaurs are popular at the minute …. hang on what am I saying, dinosaurs are always popular! In over 13 years working in a children’s
My second blog tour of the week and I’m here with Nimesh the Adventurer written by Ranjit Singh, illustrated by Mehrdokht Amini and published by
Welcome to my stop on the latest blog tour. This is for The Wardrobe Monster written and illustrated by Bryony Thomson and published by
I’ve watched a few films lately set in space, and one of my favourite books is The Martian (do read it if you get chance).
When we talk about pets, particularly for children, we all think of hamsters, rabbits, cats and dogs, but what about something a little more exotic
In our library, we have a pet goldfish, and he’s probably the most popular thing in that building. Our children visitors adore him! I think
Childhood is a wonderful carefree time, true, but it can also be a time of continued change and upheaval. Maintaining friendships and social groups, achieving
March 8th marks International Women’s Day, and what better way to celebrate this day, than to look at a book which celebrates the role of
While we’re focusing, with the help of EmpathyLab UK, on empathy in children’s books (please see my previous Monster Bites blog post for more details)
Kind, caring, understanding, thoughtful, good listener, open minded, KIND … How many of these traits can you hand on heart say you have? Truly, honestly?