Review: Princess and the Peas

Long, relaxed summer evenings offer an ideal opportunity to spend quality time with children in the kitchen. If you need some inspiration for sharing your culinary skills with the kids, start with Princess and the Peas, written and illustrated by new author Rachel Himes. As the familiar title suggests, this a retelling of the classic story The…

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Review: Joyful Colours of the Year

I am delighted to post my first review on Joyful Colours of the Year by Madeleine Hope Carroll and beautifully illustrated by Lydia Grace Kadar-Kallen. And yes, it is "colours"... the author is from England and her flowing verses reflect the natural beauty of her homeland. But don't be alarmed; this book isn't stiff or unfamiliar. It…