Reading is an important life skill that should be achieved as early as possible in a child’s life. All my children love books, and my toddler is no exception to this!
Harley has many picture books and he loves nothing more than a bedtime story.
When choosing a book for Harley, I look for big bold bright illustrations, ones that will capture his little imagination in an instant, and it’s my opinion that this is what I found in the children’s picture book “Phillipa Knickerbocker Glory”
Phillipa Knickerbocker Glory is a delightful picture book by children’s author Sarahjane Funnell. Although it is primarily aimed towards children aged 3-6 years, Harley age 2 is already a big fan!
It’s not surprising really, considering this is a story about ice-cream, one of his favourite things at present.
At first glance this may seem a very girlie read, what with its use of pretty pinks and princesses throughout, however, not one to stereotype I read to Harley with an open mind.
Both the exciting storyline and wonderful illustrations had Harley smiling from start to finish.
The book is the perfect length for a toddler and I found it held Harley’s attention better than most stories we’ve read in the past. Its simple but magical and that’s what makes it great! I’d highly recommend the book Phillipa Knickerbocker Glory to parents of both young girls and boys, as a great addition to the bedtime story cabinet.
Check out the short book description below
Short description: Phillipa loves ice cream. She loves ice cream, almost as much as she loves her pet cat Little Miss Whiskers. Little Miss Whiskers is her fluffy white cat with a purple collar and bell. She doesn’t like Ice cream at all but loves nothing more than to curl up into a ball and fall fast asleep on the end of Phillipa’s bed.
One day Phillipa Knickerbocker Glory and Little Miss Whiskers embark on a deliciously exciting journey. Through a secret tunnel, they enter a magical dreamland where they find the Ice cream castle and discover every flavour of ice cream imaginable. The Ice cream castle seems like a dream come true but will it be just how Phillipa imagined? With all that ice cream, will she and Little Miss Whiskers ever want to go home?
Read this fabulous story to find out just what happens next in this deliciously delightful adventure…
This is a truly magical adventure for all little girls and boys who love to eat ice cream. 🙂
You can get hold of a copy of Phillipa Knickerbocker Glory from www.phillipaknickerbockerglory.co.uk, Waterstone’s, WH Smith and other selected book stores from today… Yes, this delightful children’s picture book has been officially released as of today (26/03/2012)
Visit the books website at www.phillipaknickerbockerglory.co.uk
Published By: Gibson Publishing
Release Date: Monday 26th March 2012