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Saturday, 11 June 2016

SOUTH WALES EVENING POST CHILDRENS BOOK COLUMN JUNE 11TH - 12TH

My children's books this week for The South Wales Evening Post include two perfect picture books to give for Fathers Day celebrating the special bond between father and child, an epic book about what happens under the sea and earth and a contemporary teen adventure about friendship and loyalty. All In the Weekend Magazine Section. Enjoy!


BOOK OF THE WEEK

A BRAVE BEAR BY SEAN TAYLOR
PICTURE BOOK 3+
A young bear goes on a fun adventure with his dad. This story explores their father son relationship as they run and jump in the forest but what happens when little bear falls down? His dad helps him of course! Emanating a wonderful sense of security, comfort and the closeness of family this is a charming story for Fathers Day. The illustrations really capture their bond as well as the hot sunny day.
ISBN: 9781406351323 HB Walker Books Ltd £11.99
5/5 Stars




AMAZING DADDY BY RACHEL BRIGHT
PICTURE BOOK 3+
A glorious rhyming thankyou to all amazing fathers. Join Daddy Panda and Little Panda as they share their special moments and really bond over different activities such as story time, cooking and bath time. Many will recognise traits of their own Dads and the joyful bright illustrations really bring this joyful picture book to life. Full of warmth, love and laughter this is like giving a big bear hug wrapped up as a book.
ISBN: 9781408331682 PB Orchard Books £6.99
5/5 Stars
  


UNDER EARTH, UNDER WATER BY ALEKSANDRA & DANIEL MIZIELINSKI
CHILDRENS 7+
A two in one epic book that takes us exploring under the earth and water. Under the earth you'll meet cavers, miners, discover fossils as well as burrows and dens. Under water you'll meet record breaking divers, giants of the sea as well as submarines and shipwrecks. Hugely detailed and overflowing with illustrations this is a fantastic present for any little explorer and scientist. A treasure that parents will also enjoy.
 ISBN 9781783703647 HB Templar Books £20
5/5 Stars




NIGHTWANDERERS BY C.J. FLOOD
CHILDRENS 12+
A twilight contemporary tale of friendship, loyalty and redemption. Rosie and Titania are total opposites but are closer than sisters. They love wandering the town after dark, sharing secrets and adventures. When Rosie betrays Titania it sets off a series of events that will effect both their lives. Sensitively portraying school hierarchy, the opposing viewpoints of the teen and adult world and dysfunctional families this is thought provoking, moving and heartfelt.
ISBN 9780857078056 PB Simon & Schuster £7.99

4/5 Stars