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Last has a strong environmental message – Rhymes for Little Minds

Inspired by a true story, Last uses colour in a wonderful way! Buy Last We’re delighted with this wonderful review of Last from Rhymes for Little Minds over on Instagram! Have a look! View this post on Instagram Last: The Story Of A White Rhino by Nicola Davies This sweet book tells the story of a rhino that has been captured and put in a zoo. He remembers the sights, sounds and smells of his…

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There’s Room for Everyone could help children understand how refugees need to be treated with kindness – The Library Mouse Tales

There’s Room for Everyone shows how silly some humans can be! Buy There’s Room for Everyone We’re delighted with this fantastic review of There’s Room for Everyone from The Library Mouse Tales. Read the lovely review below. We have another picture book by this author (The Clever Mouse) and like the way she illustrates. The book is full of bright pastel type drawings that really help explain the text and show just how selfish silly some…

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The Snowman and the Sun is a thoughtful and existential read! – Mary Roche

The Snowman and the Sun has an undercurrent of deep emotion Buy The Snowman and the Sun    We’re delighted that the fantastic scholar, author, and educational consultant, Mary Roche, has kindly shared her fabulousl review of The Snowman and the Sun! Read Mary’s thoughts below. This book grows on you. Initially, it seems amazingly simple, yet I had many questions after my first read through. Maybe I’ve read stories aloud to small children too often,…

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Where’s Baby Elephant? is an invitation to the joy and discovery that comes with turning the page! – Mathew Tobin

FIVE stars for Where’s Baby Elephant? Buy Where’s Baby Elephant? We’re delighted with this five star review of Where’s Baby Elephant? from senior lecturer Mathew Tobin over on Goodreads! Read his review below. A wonderful, interactive unfold-the-flap picture book that introduces us to a colour animal cast from around the world. In this beautifully presented and imagined picturebook, we are invited to search for baby elephant and see if she is safe with her mother.…

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Find out what inspired Nicola Davies’s Last as she talks to FCBG!

Writing in the first person was only way I could see to deliver the emotional punch that I wanted my readers to feel – Nicola Davies Buy Last We’re delighted with this guest blog from Nicola Davies over on The Federation of Children’s Book Groups! Nicola explains what inspired her to write Last: The Story of a White Rhino and why she had to illustrate the story herself! Read her thoughts below. Late one night…

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