The ABC Book of Musical Instruments; 123 Tea Party

The ABC book of musical instruments 123 tea party Illustrated by Ailie Busby In association with the Hampshire Cultural Trust and Jane Austen’s House Museum reviewed by Kerry Neary The charming illustrations in these companion board books have been inspired by the leisure interests of Jane Austen. A young Victorian lady’s interest in music is … Continue reading The ABC Book of Musical Instruments; 123 Tea Party

Arsenal Board Books Series

The Arsenal ABC and The Arsenal 123 Official Arsenal Product reviewed by Kerry Neary Blatantly commercial, this series has only two titles to date – ABC and 123 – but if this marketing strategy succeeds there could be more to follow. The upside is that books like this will bring fathers and their children together … Continue reading Arsenal Board Books Series

The Day Henry Met … series

The Day Henry Met Actions, Numbers, the ABC and Colours Written and illustrated by Gilly ( Gary Gill) Reviewed by Kerry Neary Already popular from his television series, feature character, Henry, now launches into the world of children’s books. Henry is based on the author-illustrator’s young son (of the same name) and the animated series … Continue reading The Day Henry Met … series

Little White Fish series

Little White Fish, Little White Fish Is So Happy, Little White Fish Has A Party by Guido van Genechten reviewed by Mia Macrossan   This popular series has now been re-issued in board books giving them a new and welcome lease of life. In Little White Fish our hero  is crying because he can’t find … Continue reading Little White Fish series

Rainbow Pups!

Written and illustrated by Sophie Beer Reviewed by Inda Ahmad Zabri Rainbow Pups! is a board book aimed at infants and toddlers learning their colours. It features attractive digital illustrations of how three puppies meet and play together, accompanied by colour strip along the bottom of each spread. Starting with a black puppy in a … Continue reading Rainbow Pups!