Monthly Archives: August 2011

Another Mini Monster from Mimi Grey….

In the latest of Mimi Grey’s Mini Monster series Nosey Norman sniffs out the numbers one to five with his long, soft puppet nose.  He sniffs smelly socks, sizzling sausages and poops in the potty in this lovely, funny, interactive … Continue reading

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ITV to dramatise Michelle Margorian’s Just Henry

ITV has commissioned a 90 minute film of Michelle Magorian’s award winning book Just Henry. Adapted by Michael Chaplin, rising star Josh Bolt (Nowhere Boy) will lead a prestigious cast including Elaine Cassidy, Dean Andrews, Stephen Campbell Moore, Barbara Flynn, … Continue reading

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This month I’ve chosen five new, fabulous rhyming picture books about animals. Animal stories are very popular with most young children and rhyming books are so lovely to read out loud and can help to give the listener an early love of language.

Tickling Tigers by Sean Taylor and illustrated by Jo Brown.  Paperback £5.99 “Tigers are big and tigers are scary. Tigers are quick and tigers are hairy. We climb,we growl, we jump, we chew… and we’re terribly good at tickling too.” … Continue reading

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