Books in this section are often read and commented on by someone in the age group they are intended for. Obviously books for young children are written about by their parents! The reviews represent their personal opinions only.
HarperCollins Children's Books have just launched the first two books in the Look Out! Hungry Animals series by Paul Delaney: Hungry Snake and Hungry Lion, both hide-and-seek flap books for little ones. Reviewed by Anne Coates.
The Dog Squad:The Race written and illustrated by by Clara Vulliamy is a perfect introduction to chapter books for your readers, writes Anne Coates.
Two and a Half Wishes is the third book in Paula Harrison's Fairytale Ninjas series published by HarperCollins Children's Books.
HOW THE GRINCH LOST CHRISTMAS! is the official sequel to the beloved holiday classic How the Grinch Stole Christmas!
The Boy Who Slept Through Christmas by Matt Lucas and illustrated by Forrest Burdett is a perfect Christmas story writes Anne Coates.
It's Black History Month so we're highlighting two fabulous picture books: Mama's Sleeping Scarf by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie writing as Nwa Grace-James and What My Daddy Loves by Raissa Figueroa, reviewed by Anne Coates.
Anne Coates reviews Hannah Gold's sequel to the award-winning Last Bear. Finding Bear is an amazing adventure in the Arctic where bears and the environment are under threat. April Wood is mocked at school for her love of bears but that drives her to return to Svarlbard over a year later convinced Bear needs her.
Round and Round goes MOTHER NATURE by Gabby Dawnay & Margaux Samson Abadie is an amazingly well conceived book and so appropriate for young people in this day and age. It complements their interest in conservation and a fascination for Nature, writes Christine Mayle.
A new picture book about sharing – perfect for toddlers and young children – based on the hit CBeebies show, reviewed by Anne Coates.
The Mona Lisa is not the only star at the Louvre with a story to tell ... In this humours walk through the Louvre in Paris, you’ll meet the subjects of 30 iconic artworks whose stories are equally as intriguing as the Mona Lisa’s. Text by Alice Harman and illustrated by Sir Quentin Blake. Review by Lee Cooper-Muir.
Lesley Lodge reviews The Frog’s Kiss by James Mayhew and Toto.
A Clock of Stars: The Greatest Kingdom by Francesca Gibbons and illustrated by Chris Riddle completes the trilogy which began with The Shadow Moth. Review by Anne Coates.