Look, a Butterfly!

look a butterfly-Yasunari Murakami

Look, a Butterfly! is a wonderful little picture book by Yasunari Murakami. Murakami is a Japanese writer, designer and illustrator who has won many awards for his work. Read the full review »

Charlie and His Amazing Tales

Charlie and his amazing tales

Charlie and His Amazing Tales is that special kind of quirky humour in a book that appeals to thinking kids. It’s the sort of story that doesn’t dull, and retains it’s interest through multiple readings (always a good quality in a children’s book!). Read the full review »

Bento Ninja lunchbox system

bento ninja lunchbox system

The lovely people over at Bento Ninja sent us the Ultimate Ninja pack lunch box to review. Read the full review »

Bright Ideas for Young Minds


Bright ideas for Young Minds is an activity book packed full of 70 step-by-step activities you can do at home with your children for little or no money. It really is a treasure trove of activities designed to engage, entertain and stimulate even the busiest young minds. Read the full review »

Fanny Limehead Riesling

Fanny Limehead

Fanny Limehead Рthe surprising wine with a very funny name.

We thought it was timely to review a good wine product, with the long summer holiday in front of us. When the Fanny Limehead arrived, though, I have to admit I was more than a little dubious. Read the full review »

Impossible Inventions – Ideas that shouldn’t work


Impossible Inventions is a funky and fascinating collection of ideas, plans and patents from the amazing to the downright absurd! Read the full review »

Grace and Katie by Susanne Merritt


Twins Grace and Katie have only one thing in common; they love to draw! But Grace likes her drawings to be neat and orderly, while Katie loves hers to be bright and bold. Read the full review »

Reena’s Rainbow by Dee White and Tracie Grimwood

reenas rainbow

Reena’s Rainbow is a charmingly illustrated book about a little girl and a dog. Reena is deaf and the dog is homeless. Read the full review »

The New Zealand Art Activity Book by Helen Lloyd


The New Zealand Art Activity Book is a book packed with activities to encourage children to see, think and draw like artists. This wonderful book¬†is full of engaging and inspiring ideas that will keep your children, and maybe even yourself, busy for hours. Read the full review »

Wolfy by Gregoire Solotareff

Wolfy - by Gregoire Solotareff

Once upon a time there was a rabbit who had never seen a wolf, and a young wolf who had never seen a rabbit. Read the full review »

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