Single word books – yay or nay?

Every baby I know has a range of single word non-fiction books in their home, often ranging from different categories like ‘transport’, ‘shapes’ and ‘bath time’. The brightly coloured pictures of simple objects are a staple of every young family’s bookshelf. But how many of them do you really need and are they helpful to language development? Continue reading “Single word books – yay or nay?”

Get to know the creators – Q & A with Maura Finn

We are so excited to share a new series with you all, a Q & A with some of some very talented children’s authors and illustrators. To kickstart this series, we are bringing you our first interview with Australian author, Maura Finn. Maura’s book, My Magnificent Jelly Bean Tree is one of the featured books in our Box of Wishes. Continue reading “Get to know the creators – Q & A with Maura Finn”