Advent Book Review 13: The Fourth King

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The Fourth King is The Story of the Other Wise Man written and illustrated by Ted Sieger. This is a fable that not only tells the tale of Mazzel, the fourth king. It is also a story that reminds us … Continue reading 

Advent Book Review 12: The Big Christmas Book

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The Big Book of Christmas is a compilation of stories, songs, scripts and rhymes chosen by Gaby Morgan. I love her collections, Read Me 1 and Read Me 2, and read them to Esther and William every day when they … Continue reading 

Advent Book Review Nine: Christmas Story

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Christmas Story by Brian Wildsmith features some absolutely stunning illustrations that make this book a work of art rather than a story. This is the story of Christmas told through the eyes of a donkey, and I do mean a … Continue reading 

Advent Book Review Seven: Carol Gaily Carol

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This is a book of Christmas carols but for me it is more than that it is a book of Christmas memories, Christmases at junior school where we used to sing these carols over and over again every year. And … Continue reading 

Advent Book Review Three: Usborne Touchy-Feely The Nativity

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Yesterday saw us taking the chocolate coins out of pouch number three on our Snowman advent calendar as we shared our third Christmas story. The Christmas Story, especially for little hearts, minds and hands. Esther and William love a book … Continue reading