David Walliams, comedian and author of The Slightly Annoying Elephant, The First Hippo on the Moon and The Queen’s Orang-Utan has announced the surprise publication of a collection of cautionary tales…this time about the wildest species of ’em all – KIDS!
Ahead of his scheduled novel due out in September, Walliams’ bonus book will be published in the next few months, due to hit shelves in May. Continue reading
If you’re in a bit of a flap about what to crochet next, or a complete beginner wanting something to get you hooked, then Edward’s Menagerie: Birds is the book for you. The follow up to Edward’s Menagerie, the bestselling crochet title of 2014, these 40 crochet patterns for soft toy birds make a great activity for budding crafters and the finished product makes the perfect gift for children!
Published by David & Charles, this flighty craft book is now available to buy direct from http://www.thetoftalpacashop.co.uk, as well as independent stockists, priced £15.99.
Do your children suffer from Nature Deficit Disorder – a term coined in 2005 by author Richard Louv, who wrote about the human cost of ‘alienation from nature’?
Perhaps it’s just a mild case or maybe you want to make sure that the disorder (which is not clinically recognised) does not happen to you or your children…either way “How to Unplug Your Child: 101 Ways to Help Your Kids Turn Off Their Gadgets and Enjoy Real Life” is a great resource for parents who feel inspired to swap the screen for the sunshine.
If you’re a fan of Mo Willems’ brilliantly funny ‘Pigeon’ books, you’ll love this new bird on the block.
Dicky is a loving, devoted father, and an all-around nervous, compulsively stressed-out wreck. In the words of his creator, “life is hard for our hero”.