19 November 2013

12 Halloween Picture Books for Children





Here are some of the Halloween picture books we read together as part of our Halloween preparations and celebrations this year.


Count Dracula by Victor G Ambrus


Darkness Slipped In by Ella Burfoot


Funnybones by Janet & Allan Ahlberg


Heggerty Haggerty and the Hallowe'en Ghosts by Elizabeth Lindsay with illustrations by Peter Rush


Monsters by Colin & Jacqui Hawkins


One Witch by Laura Leuck with illustrations by S. D. Schindler


Scruffy Scroggles and the monster party by Ann Rocard with illustrations by F. Ruyer
(The character Scruffy Scroggles created by Marino Degano)


The Berenstain Bears and The Spooky Old Tree by Stan and Jan Berenstain


Who's Afraid Of The Ghost Train by Frank Rodgers


Room on the Broom by Julia Donaldson with illustrations by Axel Scheffler


A Scary Story Night by Rob Lewis


The Hairy Toe (A Traditional American Tale) with illustrations by Daniel Postgate



Sunnyboy was also curious to see a photograph of one of my Halloween costumes as a child. I'm on the right wearing the skeleton costume.



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4 November 2013

12 Birthday and Picnic Picture Books for Children





After several extended blogging breaks this year I'm still catching up with posts from Sunnyboy's 7th birthday and Picnic Party in August. Here are some of the birthday and picnic picture books we read together for his birthday.


Mayor Goodgrub's Very Important Day by Marci Ridlon with illustrations by Cyndy Szekeres


Little Grey Rabbit's Birthday by Alison Uttley with illustrations by Margaret Tempest


Billy's Birthday Picture Story Book


Miffy's Birthday by Dick Bruna


Sigmund's Birthday Surprise by John Patience


Paddington's Birthday Party by Michael Bond with illustrations by Barry Wilkinson


Debbie's Birthday Party by Gilbert Delahaye and Marcel Marlier


Christopher Robin Gives a Party by A.A. Milne with illustrations by Ernest H. Shepard


Water Rat's Picnic by Alison Uttley with illustrations by Margaret Tempest


The Teddy Bears Picnic pictures by Prue Theobalds and words by Jimmy Kennedy


What Happened to the Picnic? by Gillian McClure


Pinky & Perky The T.V. Favourites' Pop-Up Book





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2 November 2013

Sunnyboy's new blog

Sunnyboy has a new blog called sunny happy boy. He would love you to visit and leave comments on his first post. Here's a preview.







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