Beelicious Recipes with Honey compiled and illustrated by Dolores Keaveney (DBee Press; €9.99) is an exuberant, colourful book of simple recipes that will inspire creative youngsters to don their chefs’ hats and stun family and friends with mouth-watering honey dishes.
Sat, 21 Apr, 2012
BOYS DON’T CRY by Malorie Blackman (A&C Black; €15.40). On the very day when Dante is waiting for his A-Level results, he has a surprise visitor from his past – his former girlfriend Melanie, complete with a baby, which she dumps on Dante before scarpering to start a new life.
Sat, 13 Nov, 2010
FOR emergencies such as rain-induced cabin fever or plain old holiday boredom, Party Stencils by Maria Maddocks (Caterpillar Books; €7.55) is just the trick. With jaunty rhymes, colourful pictures and sturdy press-out stencils, this read-cum-creative book will restore sanity. Don’t forget the colouring pencils and paper! Age four to seven.
Sat, 31 Jul, 2010
WAKE UP! by Katie Cleminson (Red Fox; €7.55) follows the day of a little boy whose imaginary friendship with an elephant, a cat and various other animals are all part of his activities – from being woken by an elephant, stretching like a cat, playing the violin like an octopus and eating like a hippo. An inspiring read-aloud for reluctant bedtimers.
Sat, 05 Jun, 2010