Beyond the Fence

Beyond the Fence

Book Details Beyond the FenceMaria Gulematova, Swindon: Child’s Play, pb, 978 1 846 43930 8, 2017, £6.99, 36pp.Picture book, fiction, 3-7 years BACK TO REVIEWS Piggy lives with Thomas. They do everything together – but only what Thomas wants. Then one day...
Born Bad

Born Bad

Book Details Born BadC K Smouha, illus. Stephen Smith. London: Cicada, hb, 978 1 90871 453 4, 2019, £11.95, 28pp.Picture book, fiction, 4+ years BACK TO REVIEWS Does the way we look affect the way we see ourselves? The wolf of this story would certainly say yes. He...
The way to Treasure Island

The way to Treasure Island

Book Details The way to Treasure IslandLizzy Steward. London: Frances Lincoln, hb, 9 781 7860 3024 5, 2019, £11.99, 36pp.Picture book, fiction, 3-8 years BACK TO REVIEWS Matilda and her dad are on a treasure trail. Matilda has a map and, as long as her dad doesn’t get...
Up to something

Up to something

Book Details Up to somethingKatrina McElvey, illus. Kirrili Lonergan. Chatswood, Australia: Exisle Publishing, hb, 978 1 9253 3570 5, 2019, £10.99, 36pp.Picture book, fiction, 3-8 years BACK TO REVIEWS Dad and Billy are going to work together to build a kart for “the...
Umbrella

Umbrella

Book Details UmbrellaElena Arevalo Melville. London: Scallywag Press, hb. 978 1 9126 5001 9, 2019, £12.99, 32pp.Picture book, fiction, 5-8 years BACK TO REVIEWS Lonely Clara has no one to play with until she finds an umbrella in the park. The umbrella literally speaks...