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Someday by Alison McGhee
Someday by Alison McGhee
I originally got this out of the library when my son was little and it always stayed in my mind as a really beautifully touching book - neither my husband or I could read it without welling up. We would laugh about how wet we'd become, but it really is a lovely book.
So when I had my little girl, I hunted it down for her first birthday. It's suitable for any child, but the one featured in the illustrations is a girl. Beautifully illustrated story of the circle of life.
My Favourite Nursery Rhymes by Tony Ross
The book itself is great -- fun, bright illustrations and a lovely collection of 49 traditional nursery rhymes including several lesser-known ones.
I'm really disappointed with the audio that comes with it though. I didn't want squeaky children's voices, which this isn't - Michael Maloney and Jane Whittenshaw read the Nursery Rhymes beautifully and they have fun in their voices. However, after a few tracks, it all gets a bit samey. It's disappointing that many of these nursery rhymes could have been sung but weren't. It's frustrating too, because you find yourself wanting to sing them. "Sing a Song of Sixpence" just isn't the same when it's spoken. Nor is "Ring-a-Ring o'… Read more
That's Not My Dinosaur by Fiona Watt
That's Not My Dinosaur by Fiona Watt
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars My 4-month-old loves it!, 22 April 2009
The pictures in this one are lovely and colourful - great for even a young baby. My four-month old son is already trying to reach out to touch the "feely" patches. We also have the bunny one but that was really disappointing and a bit boring in comparison. The dinosaurs have more variety in their "feely bits"!! Recommended!

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