The best in kidlit from toddler masterpieces to tween classics and some choice adult reads from the practical to the escapist. Our kidlit must-reads have been overseen by our resident child literacy expert Angela Cohen Novick. Want to make recommendations for our bookshelf? Email email@example.com
With a gaggle of girls between us here at CMH HQ we definitely have a few Vader’s little princesses! – which is why we love this irresistibly funny book.
Vader’s little princesses explores the trials, joys, and mood swings facing Darth Vader as he raises his darling little Leia, as she grows from sweet little girl into a rebellious teenager.
Aimed at parents who wish they “could cook like Annabel Karmel Ford, timetable like Gina Ford and listen like Penelope Leach, but who, just sometimes, can only manage baked beans, botched bedtimes and bribery”.
This book, entitled Sneaky Parenting: Smart Shortcuts to Happy Families, aims to guide you through various aspect of childhood from toilet training to first day at school to mealtimes and bedtimes to holidays and manners. It’s full of short cuts, advice, insights and tips that’ll make you laugh and realise that it’s not just you/your kid, it happens to everyone! Continue reading…
Every wished that their bedtime stories were a little more Grazia than Gretle, well fear not more, as we bring you these classic fairytales yet with a touch of Lacroix, Blanhik and Von Furtsenberg!
A true must have for every fashionista who will go to bed dreaming of handsome princes and matching wardrobes – and it will definitely make storytime a bit more interesting for us to!
So shopping for my daughter has been a revelation. I walked around the aisles at a large toy store over Christmas and felt dismayed.
Pink aisles – housework, cooking and childcare
Blue aisles – pirates, superheroes and monster trucks
It’s a no-brainer right? The boys get all the good toys!