Pirates Magnified

Ahoy me hearties! Put down yer cutlasses! This ‘ere book comes with a magnifying glass so ye can seek out pirate booty – and there’s loads to discover. Pirates Magnified is a search-and-find book, filled with detailed illustrations of pirate ships at sea and in port and all the activity that goes with them.  It’s…

Open Up Please

This book is so very funny. The ending made me gasp and laugh with surprise, even though I saw it coming. It’s beautifully simple in both words and pictures and perfectly executed. I’m yet to find a book by this author that I don’t like. While Open Up, Please is my favourite, Little Man really…

101 Paper Planes

This was the best impulse buy! I made the kids wait for the weekend so we could make paper planes with Dad and we’ve had a great time racing them on the lawn.  There’s instructions for six types of planes and 101 sheets of patterned paper to fold. Of course you can just use plain…