Book review: Going to Nursery by Laurence Anholt and Catherine Anholt

Having used books as a guide and a solace through all experiences of my own life, it’s perhaps unsurprising that I have turned to these in order to instruct my child. Without faith in my own communication abilities, I bought a book called Going to Nursery to assist with psychological preparation (read: indoctrination) for that … Continue reading Book review: Going to Nursery by Laurence Anholt and Catherine Anholt

Book review: Happy Birthday Wombat by Jackie French and Bruce Whatley

Happy Birthday Wombat was our first foray into the Australian picture book series by Jackie French and Bruce Whatley, which began in 2002 with the award-winning Diary of a Wombat. I’ll confess that at first read I thought this book was rather odd, and I couldn’t quite understand E’s love for it.  It took several … Continue reading Book review: Happy Birthday Wombat by Jackie French and Bruce Whatley