children's books, review

Children’s Book Sunday: Time Travelling with a Hamster by Ross Welford

What do you do when your dad dies, your mum gets married again to a guy who wants you to be his son a little TOO badly and you get bullied by your stepsister and her boyfriend when trying to fit into a new school? Right. You time travel back in time to safe your… Continue reading Children’s Book Sunday: Time Travelling with a Hamster by Ross Welford

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Children’s Book Sunday: the Hidden Staircase by Carolyn Keene

I apparently really liked the first Nancy Drew mystery, because I ordered, read and finished the second one as well. Now, will I continue with this children's series? The synopsis: Nancy resolves to help Helen Corning's relatives solve the mystery of the ghost haunting their old mansion. A mysterious man appears at the Drew home… Continue reading Children’s Book Sunday: the Hidden Staircase by Carolyn Keene

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Children’s Book Sunday: Baby Lit a Midsummer Night’s Dream by Jennifer Adams

Oh I love children's books. I love collecting them, and when I saw there's a special Baby Lit book series, I had to check them out! We start with Shakespeare. This is the baby version of Shakespeare's a Midsummer Night's Dream,now I got this one because I never even read Shakespeare (ok, apart from that… Continue reading Children’s Book Sunday: Baby Lit a Midsummer Night’s Dream by Jennifer Adams

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Children’s Book Sunday: the Secret of the Old Clock by Carolyn Keene

As I'm European, I never ever heard of Nancy Drew. What I knew about it was that it was a children's detective series. I mean, how perfect is that?! Now the series is celebrating it's 80th (!) birthday, there are new editions out, that I thought were so cute, I bought the first one in… Continue reading Children’s Book Sunday: the Secret of the Old Clock by Carolyn Keene

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Children’s Book Sunday: Betty Cornell’s Teen-Age Populiarity Guide by Betty Cornell

I love vintage clothing but I also really adore the mid century children's books. So, how's a book WRITTEN by a teenage fashion model from the 1950s? This book is a "self help" book for teenagers how to get the best out of themselves. And that's my favourite thing about this book, it doesn't tell… Continue reading Children’s Book Sunday: Betty Cornell’s Teen-Age Populiarity Guide by Betty Cornell

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Children’s Book Sunday: Doctor Who Time Lord Fairy Tales by Justin Richards

I'm a big Doctor Who fan, I'm also a big fairy tales fan. Could this be a match made in heaven? I'm classing this as a Children's Book, but honestly, it isn't, not really. I mean, if you have a child who is a big fan, this is a great book, but read it before… Continue reading Children’s Book Sunday: Doctor Who Time Lord Fairy Tales by Justin Richards

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Children’s Book Sunday: Mary Poppins by P.L. Travers

Everyone knows about Mary Poppins. The Disney movie is still being watched today! So here I am talking about the book! As I'm an au pair myself,  I love books about nannies and governesses, because  I can relate to them. Well, relating to Mary Poppins is something you can't really do, considering she's magical. I… Continue reading Children’s Book Sunday: Mary Poppins by P.L. Travers

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Children’s Book Sunday: Gruesome Guides Oxford by Terry Deary

Now,  I lived in Oxfordshire for a short while, and LOVED being in Oxford. When I saw that one of my favourite book series has a book about Oxford  I HAD to have it. And here we are for Children's Book Sunday! As you probably know by now,  I love history and the Horrible Histories… Continue reading Children’s Book Sunday: Gruesome Guides Oxford by Terry Deary

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Children’s Book Sunday: a Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett

Here we go again! And this week, we are talking about the Puffin in Bloom edition of a Little Princess! You can tell I really love these editions, can't you? Now, look at this quote and you'll know why this book is amazing. The book is about a little girl named Sara who grew up… Continue reading Children’s Book Sunday: a Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett