Marvellous Mummy

Written by Katie Poli  Illustrated by Giuseppe Poli Reviewed by Zewlan Moor Marvellous Mummy is a simple, sweet picture book for early childhood. The rhythm is established on the first page. First a statement and then evocative words that children will enjoy mimicking. For example, 'My mummy is silly and goofy and fun. Tickle, tickle, … Continue reading Marvellous Mummy

Pugs Don’t Wear Pyjamas

by Michelle Worthington illustrated by Cecilia Johansson reviewed by Sandy Driessens With a front cover that indicates that pugs DO wear pyjamas, this book looks like it has a sense of humour. Tom likes staying with his Aunt Roz and looks forward to meeting a new friend she has for him to play with. To … Continue reading Pugs Don’t Wear Pyjamas

The Very Noisy Baby

written and illustrated by Alison Lester The Very Noisy Baby is a sweet early childhood picture book about a baby who mimics animals sounds. One by one people are drawn together in their quest to find their missing animal be it owl, horse, or cow. As each person knocks on the door of the little … Continue reading The Very Noisy Baby

The Lion in Our Living Room

by Emma Middleton  illustrated by Briony Stewart Affirm Press 2017 32 pp hardback $21.99 ISBN 9781925584226 This is the story of two children, a boy and a girl, and their dog who wonder if ‘the mighty lion’ may come out and play with them today. They spy around the corner in the garden, search the … Continue reading The Lion in Our Living Room