A Look Behind The Book With A Bogie.

You would be hard-pressed to come up with a better name for an author of children's books than A Bogie but is it a nom de plume? In my latest Behind The Book interview, I quiz Anna about her surname and discover more about her popular series of Happy Hooves picture books – the most … Continue reading A Look Behind The Book With A Bogie.

Remembering Classic Books From Childhood.

"That's going to cause bad dreams," I thought, after pulling this school library book from Freya's bag. We've got into a nice routine at bedtime where Mark reads her four books of her choice before snuggling down for Guess How Much I Love You. I actually flinched when I heard her request the new book last … Continue reading Remembering Classic Books From Childhood.

Four children’s books that have (already) shaped me as a parent.

While I often say that Freya has too many toys - usually muttered after stepping on something small and pointy - there is one thing she can never have enough of in my opinion and that is books. Both her dad and I are bookworms - although we had to downsize our collections when our office/spare bedroom was … Continue reading Four children’s books that have (already) shaped me as a parent.