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Willy’s Stories by Anthony Browne

Fans of the former Children’s Laureate (2009-11) and multi-award winning Anthony Browne will not be disappointed with this; the latest instalment of Willy’s adventures.  We first met Willy in 1984 in Browne’s classic tale Willy the Wimp, and ever since we have been on several journeys with this charming and widely adored chimpanzee. Willy’s latest… Continue reading Willy’s Stories by Anthony Browne

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Sam and Dave Dig a hole – by Mac Barnett and Jon Klassen

“Sam and Dave dig down down down until they find something spectacular” This is one of the funniest picture books I have read. I have read it through a couple of times now and during those times I always find the story makes me laugh with its unpredictable humour and funny illustrations. I really enjoyed the… Continue reading Sam and Dave Dig a hole – by Mac Barnett and Jon Klassen

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The Sleeper and the Spindle – Neil Gaiman and Chris Riddell

This is a beautifully reinvented fairy tale with Snow White and Sleeping Beauty being weaved together and altered to create a story of dark magic, adventure and female heroism. This book is not only fantastically enjoyable to read but also visually stunning, but this is no surprise as it comes from the joint efforts of… Continue reading The Sleeper and the Spindle – Neil Gaiman and Chris Riddell