Tag Archive: Friday Pick{ture Book}

The weird and wonderful world of Sandra Boynton

I’m delighted to introduce a guest review today, by the lovely Loll Kirby. Loll is a book and app enthusiast I met on Twitter, and she has been such an enthusiastic supporter of this… Continue reading

Miss Rosie Red – Let me see… what will I be?

This week my Friday Pick{ture Book} is Miss Rosie Red – Let me see… what will I be? When Rosie Red receives an invitation to her friend Darcy’s party, she tries on all sorts of costumes… Continue reading

Hugless Douglas

“One spring morning, a big yaaawwwwn came from the back of a deep dark cave. … I need a hug,” said Douglas.” And off he goes in search of the perfect hug in… Continue reading

The Monster at the End of This Book

For my Friday Pick{ture Book} this week I have chosen the 2011 Cybils book app winner, The Monster at the End of This Book. This is a really fun Sesame Street app, starring Grover, which… Continue reading

Miffy’s Garden

After last week’s slice of Moomin nostalgia, today’s pick from my childhood is Dick Bruna’s Miffy. In my  nursery school picture circa 1980 I am wearing a particularly fetching jumper with Miffy on… Continue reading

The Book about Moomin, Mymble and Little My

“Quick, Moomintroll, it’s nearly night, Run home while there’s a bit of light, Don’t hang around in woods like these, Strange creatures lurk between the trees.” I grew up loving Tove Jansson’s classic Moomin series,… Continue reading

Oh, the Thinks You Can Think!

Today was my son’s last day at preschool. Next year he’ll be heading up to big school. I’m very excited about this new phase in his life, when he will start to build on his existing… Continue reading

The Wrong Book

If you like a story app which feels like a “proper” book, take a look at The Wrong Book by Nick Bland (developed by We Are Wheelbarrow). It looks like a book sitting on a… Continue reading