Who Sank the Boat?, by Pamela Allen, is one of my favourite books to share with Hannah.
The premise is simple enough. A town ruled by animals* has a well-utilized bus route. The narrator takes us through various aspects of the trip around town. Without giving too much of the plot away, we are shown the wheels, the wipers (hours upon hours’ worth of entertainment for my little girl), and the behaviour of anti-social youths who (apparently […]
I really do love this book written by Sue Machin and Julie Vivas. It is a lot of fun to read with Hannah. The simple page layout with large, colourful pictures grabs her attention easily.
A cocksure mouse goes for a walk down a forest path in broad daylight. Unsurprisingly, given his position on the food chain, he is soon noticed by a range of predators. Luckily for the mouse, the predators don’t follow their natural instincts and gobble him up on the spot. Instead they engage in conversation. This allows the wily mouse an opportunity to escape by creating a mythical creature called The Gruffalo.