Advent Book Review 15: My Very First Christmas

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My Very First Christmas is a collection of Christmas stories especially for the very young. We bought this book for Esther and William last Christmas and it now has pride of place in our Christmas basket of books alongside old … Continue reading 

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 Ten: The Christmas Story

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This is a book that I remember from my early childhood. I am certain that one of my teacher’s in infant school used this book as a starting point for creating a Christmas display in our classroom and the distinctive … 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