Here's a selection of recent reviews our books have received.

Press reviews

Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly

This much loved traditional story provides a wealth of activities and is very cleverly constructed so that the holes in the book work both backwards and forwards. The story is about...

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Animal Lullabies

The linking theme in this collection of verses is animals and sleep – how they get to sleep or what they get up to in their sleep. ‘Skunk’ made me and my child reviewer...

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Hansel and Gretel

Child’s Play stick faithfully to the standard text in their new edition of Hansel and Gretel. The only surprises here are the ones Hansel and Gretel get in the wood. The old woman...

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What I Like!

A book of poems that are not deemed by my reviewer to match the title. ‘I don’t think they’re for very young children. I think it’s good. The poems are quite...

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Customer reviews of our top sellers

Harold Finds a Voice

“Some familiar elements but it's cleverly done and illustrations are highly appealing and it would be great for noisy story times. Well worth buying.” Book of the Week, Peters Books Peter's Books

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Stone Soup

"Flip-Up Fairy Tales are written for toddlers and pre-schoolers. What makes them an instant hit is the fact they have at least one flap to lift on every spread. Who doesn’t love... Child-Led Chaos

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I'm a Monster!

“A board book that’s also a mask? What a wonderful idea! The Look At Me range are a series of books you can hold over your face to pretend to be a robot, or a monster; an... Child-Led Chaos

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Grandma

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WIA 2019 Shortlistings

Illustrations from 'Child of St Kilda' and 'Gently Bentley' have been shortlisted for the 2019 World Illustration Awards!

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