Book of the week: How to draw

Jan 18 2017
Book of the week is DK's How to draw. I have chosen a manual instead of a novel or a picture book because this is really a great book packed with practical tips and inspiring ideas on how to draw starting from the cover and is useful over half term holidays when kids needs lots of entertaining activities. What both my 10 year old son Diego and I love about this manual are the easy suggestions to draw animals, people and places which are usually quite difficult unless you are naturally really talented at drawing.

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Top coffee table books to buy this Christmas

Dec 21 2016
I love young adult literature maybe because I am still a teen at heart. Here are my top 10 coffee table books including 2016 best Fiction for Young Adults to buy this Christmas (& beyond).

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Best Picture Books as stocking fillers this Christmas

Dec 20 2016

Last minute gifts for children are usually nightmarish. have selected my favourite picture books as stocking fillers for children this Christmas.

Books are always great to keep younger children entertained in the early hours of Christmas morning and during the school holidays. These books are fun and won't be perceived as 'educational' by kids.

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