Puffin Picture Book Subscription - review
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Puffin Picture Book Subscription Box review

[Ad - review. I was sent a box for review purposes and all thoughts are my own] There are few things I love more than bedtime stories with Jenson. I'm so proud to be raising a mini bookworm who always asks for more stories and learns his favourites by heart. Thanks to the Puffin Picture… Continue reading Puffin Picture Book Subscription Box review

Empowering books for young readers
Books, feminism

Empowering books for young readers

[Ad - review. This post features books sent for review purposes and all thoughts are my own. This post also features affiliate links] Abrams + Chronicle are without a doubt my favourite publisher when it comes to beautiful books. My shelves are packed with stunning coffee table books and inspiring children's books - they really… Continue reading Empowering books for young readers

Little Guides to Great Lives - review
Books, feminism

Book review: Little Guides to Great Lives

[Ad – review] This post features products sent for review purposes. All thoughts are my own. This post also contains affiliate links Have I mentioned lately how in love I am with the sheer volume of bad-ass female biographies available at the moment? Last year I wrote a post on books for feminists of all… Continue reading Book review: Little Guides to Great Lives

Christmas gift ideas for young readers
Books, Parenthood

Christmas gift ideas for young readers

"A book is a gift you can open again and again" - Garrison Keillor If you ask me, there are few gifts better than books. You can keep your posh jewellery, expensive perfume and bottles of bubbly; you can't beat a beautiful book. This is something that was instilled in me at a young age… Continue reading Christmas gift ideas for young readers

Paw Patrol book review
Books, Jenson, Parenthood

What Jenson has been reading lately #4

One of my biggest achievements when it comes to raising Jenson is his love of books. He always chooses a bedtime story (usually the same one on repeat for a few weeks) and at the end he immediately says "read it again!". He's deep in a Paw Patrol obsession at the moment, so we always… Continue reading What Jenson has been reading lately #4

Lights! Camera! Alice! The Thrilling True Adventures of the First Woman Filmmaker by Mara Rockliff and Simona Ciraolo - review
Books, feminism, Film

Book review: Lights! Camera! Alice! by Mara Rockliff and Simona Ciraolo

Women have often been overlooked or miscredited in the film industry and it's high time they were recognised for their work, especially when it comes to the early years of cinema. Fortunately Lights! Camera! Alice! The Thrilling True Adventures of the First Woman Filmmaker* seeks to rectify that. You may not know that I'm something… Continue reading Book review: Lights! Camera! Alice! by Mara Rockliff and Simona Ciraolo

Super Pooper and Whizz Kid: Potty Power! by Hello!Lucky
Books, Jenson

What Jenson has been reading lately #3

I've spent the last three years listening to people tell me how much Jenson looks like his dad. Don't get me wrong, it's cute and all, but I really relish the moments when I see how much he gets from me. Like, the kid can not get enough cheese, just like his mumma (and her… Continue reading What Jenson has been reading lately #3

Nevertheless, She Persisted (Elizabeth Warren) by Susan Wood and Sarah Green
Books, feminism

Book review: Elizabeth Warren: Nevertheless, She Persisted

Is it just me or are books especially awesome these days? There are so many fantastic books for all ages about truly inspiring women. Young girls are growing up with positive female role models - and it's about time. The latest book to add to your collection is Elizabeth Warren: Nevertheless, She Persisted. Written by… Continue reading Book review: Elizabeth Warren: Nevertheless, She Persisted

Bing bedtime books
Books, Jenson, Parenthood

What Jenson has been reading lately #2

Jenson is a massive bookworm and it's hardly surprising, given that one of my favourite pastimes as a kid was going to the library and taking out the maximum amount of books. It doesn't bother me that the TV is nearly always on when we're at home and he knows how to use my smartphone… Continue reading What Jenson has been reading lately #2

HerStory: 50 Women and Girls Who Shook the World by Katherine Halligan and Sarah Walsh
Books, feminism

HerStory: A must-read for young women everywhere

Nosy Crow is one of my favourite children's book publishers and I'm so excited about their latest release. Out tomorrow, HerStory is a highly-stylised stunner of a book, featuring the lives of inspiring women. Before we go any further, let's just take a minute to swoon over this beautiful cover and what hides underneath the… Continue reading HerStory: A must-read for young women everywhere