Category Archive: Books & Stories

The Very Cranky Bear

The time for hibernation is coming as the days are getting shorter, so what better subject to choose for a story app review than a bear in a cave, trying to find some… Continue reading

Teddy’s Day

Teddy’s Day is one of the first stories we ever downloaded on the iPad, and it is still a firm favourite. Released in 2010, it does a fantastic job of that fiendishly difficult thing… Continue reading

Monstrous Tales of Missing Socks

If you have young children in the house, then socks are likely to play a far larger role in your life than before. Little Miss Chatterbox prefers to have only one sock on, leaving the other… Continue reading

Six Apps to make Learning Letters as easy as ABC

Looking for some fun ways to begin looking at letters with your toddler or pre-schooler? We have found several iPad apps brilliant for firstly introducing the alphabet and then supporting more formal learning, without the kids feeling bored… Continue reading

Lucy Ladybird

Poor Lucy Ladybird doesn’t belong – she has no spots! Join her as she journeys through the seasons, meeting other creatures and finding her very own spots along the way. This is a heartwarming story… Continue reading

I’m looking for an app about… starting school (updated for 2013)

Last year I wrote a round up of apps about going to school as part of a link up to the children’s book blog Playing By the Book . This year we have seen a… Continue reading

An App Activity Day with Peter Rabbit

It’s the summer holidays at last! Most days when the kids are off school, we can be spontaneous and see what happens, but to be honest sometimes we just need some proper plans to get… Continue reading

I’m looking for an app about… human rights

Every month, I link up with Playing By the Book for a round-up of book reviews under the title “I’m Looking for a Book About…” This month, the topic is Human Rights. Immediately I thought… Continue reading

Me Books – Rachel Bright Week giveaway

This week, we’ve been checking out Me Books. We are very late to this party as we have heard so many good things about Me Books in recent months from other book bloggers… Continue reading

I’m looking for an app about… dance

Every month, I link up with Playing By the Book for a round-up of book reviews under the title “I’m Looking for a Book About…” I’m a little late this month, but finally sneaking in… Continue reading