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Monday, 15 January 2018

International Book Giving Day 2018 #BookGivingDay


Last year we participated in International Book Giving Day for the first time by sharing our love of books with our family, friends and local community and guess what? We are planning to do it all again this year and today we are delighted to be able to share with you something very special... the official poster for International Book Giving Day 2018!

Sunday, 14 January 2018

Chapter Book of the Month: NIGHT ZOOKEEPER The Giraffes of Whispering Wood

To mark the start of the new year, we thought we would shake up how we organise our book reviews at Along Came Poppy. So now every month we will be picking our favourite new chapter book, picture book and non-fiction read to share with you. Where possible we will try and feature new releases but from time to time we may throw in an older book that we have read for the first time. It is our way of ensuring we include a fair share of non-fiction (we do read a lot) and of course, chapter books, which we are now reading more of. We do hope you continue to enjoy our reviews and find some book-spiration this year!


Saturday, 13 January 2018

Message in a Bottle: Personalised Books for Kids

We are always on the look out for books that have that "extra something" and recently we came across Message in a Bottle personalised books. Personalised books make such special gifts for children of all ages. Our Message in a Bottle book has been personalised for Mini Reviewer, Izzie.


Sunday, 7 January 2018

Picture Book Wish List 2018

Welcome back, this week we have been scouring the internet for the latest picture book releases to share with you and it looks like 2018 is going to be another fantastic year for filling your bookshelves. After very careful consideration, here are the twelve picture books we are most looking forward to reading in 2018...



Thursday, 4 January 2018

Our Favourite Books of 2017

Hello and Happy New Year! 2017 was a fantastic year for us as a family and also for children's literature! We enjoyed discovering so many amazing books and have already been checking out the new releases lined up for 2018.

We can't wait to share a few of the books we are most looking forward to reading this year. However, before we do, here are the Mini Reviewers' favourite books of 2017. Now with all the stories we read, you may think it would be quite tricky to choose just one each but apparently this is not the case for the Mini Reviewers, here are their FIRM favourite books of 2017.