Sock Story

Sock Story

Book Details Sock storyC K Smouha, illus. Eleonora Marton London: Cicada, hb, 978 1 90871 459 6, 2019, £9.95, 38pp.Picture book, fiction, 5+ years BACK TO REVIEWS Phil and Dave are a pair. They spend time together, making jokes, chatting and playing games. Suddenly,...
Alfred and the Blue Whale

Alfred and the Blue Whale

Book Details Alfred and the Blue WhaleMina Lystad, illus. Ashild Irgens, transl. Sian Mackie, London: Wacky Bee Books, pb, 978 1 99990 331 2, 2018, £6.99, 40pp.Illustrated book, fiction, 4+ years BACK TO REVIEWS Those of us who remember feeling apprehensive when we...
The Adventures of Anatole

The Adventures of Anatole

Book Details The Adventures of AnatoleNancy Willard, illus. David McPhail, New York: New York Review Books, pb, 978 1 68137 293 8, 2018, £9.99, 329pp.Novel, fiction, 7-9 years BACK TO REVIEWS Nancy Willard’s trilogy which narrates the adventures of a boy and his...
My storee

My storee

Book Details My storeePaul Russel, illus. Aska, London: EK Books, hb, 978 1 9253 3577 4, 2018, £10.99, 32pp.Picture book, fiction, 5-7 years BACK TO REVIEWS This book takes the form of a first-person narrative by a young unnamed boy whom the reader suspects to be...
Mira’s curly hair

Mira’s curly hair

Book Details Mira’s curly hairMaryam Al Serkal and Rebeca Luciani, London: Lantana Publishing, hb, 978 1 9113 7361 2, 2019, £12.99, 32pp.Picture book, fiction, 4-8 years BACK TO REVIEWS Mira’s hair is a riot of curls. Not what she wants at all. She would like...