Enjoying reads from Crump Barns Studio

Ghillie Wakes Up by Joe Robson Illustrations by Lorna Gray As the sun rose over the brow of the hill and turned each blade of grass a shade of golden green, Ghillie slowly opened his eyes … When Ghillie the Redwood Tree wakes up in spring he discovers his best willow has fallen in a … Continue reading Enjoying reads from Crump Barns Studio

Perfect Picture Books to Share – October (Part One)

Dangerous! Written and Illustrated by Tim Warnes Published by Little Tiger This is a fantastic book that puts a spin on labelling things before giving them the chance to prove whether they deserve them or not, which is all done through the story of Mole, who loves to go around labelling things, until he happens … Continue reading Perfect Picture Books to Share – October (Part One)

A World for Me and You – Where Everyone is Welcome

I love a picture book that promotes inclusivity because it reaches children at an early age with such an important message at its core, and A World for Me and You is the perfect example of just this. This beautiful book gets children to think about how different our world would look in various scenarios, … Continue reading A World for Me and You – Where Everyone is Welcome

Picture Books – August 2022 (Part One)

Sam Plants a Sunflower Kate PettyIllustrated by Axel SchefflerPublished by Nosy Crow in collaboration with National Trust Sam is eager to have bright sunshine every day so he follows ladybirds suggestion of planting sunflowers, and through flaps on the page we are able to see the seed growth progress underground. Worm advises Sam to be … Continue reading Picture Books – August 2022 (Part One)