‘I like nonsense; it wakes up the brain cells.’ Dr. Seuss

Most of us will be familiar with at least some of Dr. Seuss' work (who pronounced his name 'soyce', in a way that it rhymed with 'joyce') but not many know that he is in fact the world’s best-selling children’s author (having sold over 650 million books worldwide!!!). A fact difficult to comprehend, given that he himself did … Continue reading ‘I like nonsense; it wakes up the brain cells.’ Dr. Seuss

Peep Inside the ‘Peep Inside’ books (and a a Fact or Two about Usborne Publishing) 👀

It wouldn't be possible to blog about books for babies & toddlers and not mention Usborne books. Usborne was founded in 1973 (by Peter Usborne, who had previously founded the satirical magazine Private Eye!) and has gone a long way since then! It is now arguably the largest, most famous and innovative children's independent publisher. Whatever … Continue reading Peep Inside the ‘Peep Inside’ books (and a a Fact or Two about Usborne Publishing) 👀

Farewell damsels in distress and submissive princesses! There are stronger ladies in town!🕵🏼‍♀️💪🏽👩🏾‍🔬💪🏾👩🏿‍⚖️

It's only April so it might sound like a rather bold statement but I do have a strong feeling that Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls will make it to the top three of my favourite children's books published this year, if not the decade! This is a great celebration of women, their true strength … Continue reading Farewell damsels in distress and submissive princesses! There are stronger ladies in town!🕵🏼‍♀️💪🏽👩🏾‍🔬💪🏾👩🏿‍⚖️