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

Press reviews

Monkey's Clever Tale

When Ameerah Monkey wants to cross the river, she hatches a plot to trick Crocodile into helping her. But how will she escape being his next meal? And will Crocodile get his pot of Monkey Tail Soup?

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Mayday Mouse

It’s great to have a book about optimism in these times. Captain Mouse sets out in a little walnut-shell boat with a present for her brother. She faces all sorts of dangers at sea right down to getting washed up on an island with nothing... Sandra Pacheco, ESL teacher

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Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly

This is one of my favourite ever stories. The book uses pages with holes cut out so that you can see what is inside the old ladies stomach - yuck! Fabulous! Betty

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Before it was hijacked by the Teletubbies and redefined as a custard-slurping vacuum cleaner, the word noo-noo already covered a wide variety of meanings. In our house it has always...

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Customer reviews of our top sellers


"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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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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That's NOT How You Do It!

'That's NOT how you do it' is a beautifully illustrated book about learning to accept and appreciate each other's differences. A thoroughly enjoyable book to be shared again and again. Megan Grace Nicholson, Coventry UK

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"Superb; deceptively simple book which works on so many levels- bereavement, loss, celebrating the individual, breaking with the 'norm' etc. I (also) immediately thought of Badger's... Children's Centre Manager, Letterbox Library Reviewer

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