Sharon F. Jones | Children's book blogger

A blog about an aspiring children's author who has views, loves shoes and writes book reviews.

I could start and end this review with ‘Love this book, buy it.’ But that would be way too easy. Bears Don’t Read! is a gorgeous and cleverly executed story by the renowned author and illustrator Emma Chichester Clark, who is the creator behind the excellent Blue Kangaroo series. It tells the story of George, a bored bear who dreams about a life beyond fishing and chatting with his siblings (we’ve all been there right?).  This bear [&hellip

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If you fancy a more quirky tale for your children, zip down to the shops and snap up the excellent Dog On Stilts by James Thorp and Angus Mackinnon (Digital Leaf). In our selfie-obsessed world, nobody wants to be deemed ordinary and the same can be said for the four legged star of this book Mr Medium Dog. The competition is stiff out there, what with dogs of all shapes and sizes making their mark [&hellip

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What do you get when you put the word ‘underpants’ in the title of a children’s book? A bestselling series that’s what. From the creators of Aliens Love Underpants, award-winning duo Claire Freedman and Ben Cort are back with another monster hit. Monsters Love Underpants (Simon & Schuster) is the seventh book which the pair have collaborated on and in this tale, it’s time for these furry creatures to show off their snazzy kecks especially as they’re off to paint [&hellip

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