Tag Archives: Julia Donaldson

Picture books 2017

We are lucky to have a fabulous fishmongers around the corner but on Saturday the counter was almost bare. “Herring?” I asked hopefully. Patrick threw up his arms in despair. “No herring, no sardines, no mackerel! Very little of anything!” … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day

Have you seen this picture book? It’s called Paper Dolls by Julia Donaldson (of Gruffalo fame). I’m pretty sure Rebecca Cobb won an award for the illustrations but can’t think where I read that now (pregnancy brain!). Little Owl loves … Continue reading

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Birthday cake

I looked out of the window this morning to see several centimetres of snow on the ground and quite a few more falling from the sky. ‘I really don’t have time for this,’ is what I thought to myself. Things … Continue reading

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World Book Day

This morning I spoke to an incredibly nice lady and about her stocking my cards in her exceptionally beautiful shop and gallery. The whole conversation was pleasant and positive but I still semi-died of nerves in the middle of the … Continue reading

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