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Easy Indian Supermeals for Babies, Toddlers and th&hellip by Zainab Jagot Ahmed
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I love this book. I enjoy cooking indian inspired meals for my girls and this book is packed full of ideas for meals for babies, toddlers and right through to adults and the whole family. There are a few indian classics in here but really the book is about clever spice additions to fairly simple family meals and they aren't all indian inspired. The combinations of super-food ingredients with carefully balanced spicing adds to the nutritional value of the meals.

The book is split into sections which suit different stages of weaning and eating. From mashed foods through to evening meals.

My favourite dishes are all lentil inspired but my girls also enjoy some of the… Read more
The Wiggly Jiggly Worm by Cassandra G. Kelvin
The Wiggly Jiggly Worm by Cassandra G. Kelvin
Both of my girls (aged 1 and aged 4) enjoyed The Wiggly Jiggly Worm.

The Wiggly worm wants to be like his friends the butterfly, the mouse and the frog but I guess the moral of the story is that it is OK to be different from others and that we are all individuals who have our own qualities that we should be proud of. It is a clear moral that my girls both understood from the first day that we read the story, but it isn't patronising or preachy! The story reads very well - I always prefer a rhyming story book that I enjoy reading as much as the girls love listening too. I found that the words and the text flowed well and the rhyme wasn't strained.

The illustrations are… Read more
My First Sewing Book (Cico Kidz) by Susan Akass
My First Sewing Book is ideal for children from age 7 upwards but I think that many of the 35 sewing projects are the type of activity that my daughter (nearly 5) and I could get started on together.

Every project has step-by-step instructions that I find easy to understand. Projects such as a simple felt bag in the shape of a cat, a sock monster or an egg cosy might be attemptable with a slightly younger child such as my daugher - in fact, we intend to make a Christmas Stocking together in the run up to Christmas as well as some very simple felt tree decorations which she can help me to cut and can add her own embroidery to as a first foray into the world of needlework… Read more

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