Alfie and His Very Best Friend Book Review by Shirley Hughes

Alfie and His Very Best Friend

Shirley Hughes is an author that’s pretty new to me. I first discovered her after finding out that our girls were being read a book called ‘Dogger’ at school. Keen to support the girls learning, I’ve added this book along with a few others to my online shopping basket. Shirley Hughes is an English author and illustrator. She’s written more than fifty books, which have sold more than 11.5 million copies. We were recently sent one her books, Alfie and His Very Best Friend, to review. It’s a lovely hardback book and I have to admit that the illustrations are… [Read More]

Getting Ready For Christmas

Image courtesy of feelart/freedigitalphotos.net Preparing your home for Christmas can be an almighty task. From clearing out clutter and disposing of unwanted bits and pieces to wrapping last minute gifts and putting decorations up. Here are some of my top tips for getting prepared for Christmas:  Start thinking about what gifts you will be buying around 3 months in advance. Write a list of all the people you need to buy for and alongside each name write down a few of their likes and dislikes. This can help you get thinking about what gift they might like. It’s also good… [Read More]