at BritMums I spotted the lovely Parragon bookstall, lured in by the enticing
display of cakes and then by the opportunity to be a member of their blogger
book review club. Each month you are
sent two books to review, if you would like to register yourself and you have
your own blog but missed BritMums you can do so by emailing them at firstname.lastname@example.org.
had Goodnight Little One by Margaret Wise Brown (RRP £6.00) and an advance copy of
Things You Never Knew About Dinosaurs by Giles Paley-Phillips in our pack.
My youngest was best suited to the first
book, being four it was nice to help settle him off to sleep calmly! With all the animals in the book one by one
snuggling down for their own bedtime.
My youngest can be a little wild even at bedtime, so I need a lovely
book like this to encourage him to nestle down into his duvet, close his eyes
and drift off to sleep. If I read him
something too action packed he would be all over-excited again and then it
would be round 2 of trying to soothe him off again! Come bedtime mummy needs them to go off to sleep nicely!
Things You Never Knew About Dinosaurs was popular with my
dinosaur mad elder son, he is six and enjoyed spotting dinosaurs on each
page. The illustrations are fabulous
for a child, very colourful and entertaining such as seeing dinosaurs crossing their
legs desperate to use the toilet or posing in their sunglasses! As I have to come to expect with a lot of
Giles Paley-Phillips books you do get a little token dark undercurrent, not to
scary just always something to add a bit more bite to his books! I thought perhaps this was an exception but the last page had a certain something! The UK edition will be published in August, so not too long to wait.
fabulous books for my boys, thank you Parragon for letting me review these (and for the cakes!).