Blog Posts - Parragon Books



Factivity Robots and Gadgets book

If you’re looking for a sticker book that offers plenty of activities and information then I might have just the thing for you today.  Factivity Robots and Gadgets is a new sticker book from Parragon Books which was published earlier … C...
by Over 40 and a Mum to One on Dec 20, 2016

Easter Fun!

I've had a little time off from my blog over Easter to spend some quality time with my family, and wouldn't you know it we were hit by a sickness bug almost as soon as half term came! Although it was lovely to spend time with the children,...
by My Family Ties on Apr 15, 2016

Moodles presents Happy – giveaway

Are you a bit of a doodle fanatic?  A budding artist maybe?  Then I might have just the thing for you today, as I’m giving away a copy of the new Parragon Books Moodles presents Happy.08 Moodles presents Happy gives … Continue reading &...
by Over 40 and a Mum to One on Feb 8, 2016

The Zodiac Legacy:Convergence By Stan Lee & Andie Tong Book Review

When we received last month's book to review from Parragon Books I knew it would be the perfect read for our oldest daughter Siobhan who just loves to read fiction of all kinds, what I wasn't prepared for was how much our youngest Lara (aged nine) re...
by My Family Ties on Jan 22, 2016

Christmas Food & Crafts from Parragon Books

With the festive season getting ever closer, this week we are in the midst of school plays, parties and our NCT annual Secret Santa get together.  We all like our festive treats in this household so I thought the Christmas Food … Continue rea...
by Over 40 and a Mum to One on Dec 16, 2015

Parragon Book Buddies Metal Puzzles Review

We were sent a brilliant item last month to review from Parragon Books and so ideal for my girls as they love to solve puzzles. The Metal Puzzles from Professor Murphy's Emporium Of Entertainment are presented in a sturdy cardboard box and come with...
by My Family Ties on Dec 9, 2015

The Fairy Tales of Hans Christian Andersen

I love children’s stories that are passed on from one generation to the next and can still be loved as much, many years on.  Parragon Books have published a lovely hardback book today with a collection of The Fairy Tales of … Continue r...
by Over 40 and a Mum to One on Nov 17, 2015

What We Did This Halloween

It's been a week since Halloween an I just wanted to share a few of our favourite Halloween items which we have been both sent for review and also that I have bought the girls. They love to dress up and this time of year is perfect for indulging in s...
by My Family Ties on Nov 8, 2015

Big Book Of Monster Fun Parragon Book Review

It's our second month of being 'Book Buddies' with Parragon Books and this month saw a fun book for Halloween - My Big Book Of Monster Fun. We had a lot of fun reading the stories and filling out the pages and during the half term it was perfect timi...
by My Family Ties on Nov 3, 2015

A double Parragon post.

Today I’ve got not one, but two toddler books from Parragon books to show you. Both are completely different and aimed at slightly different age groups. First up is a book called All the families written by Margaret size brown. … Continue...
by Tiasmum12 on Sep 19, 2014

The Fish with the Deep Sea Smile – book review

I feel a bit slack with our reading now.  I’ve not read a book myself since around February, although I seem to have 3 in different places in the house that I’ve started.  And since we hit our 300 books, and the weather’s been hotter, our pic...
by Bubbablue and Me on Jul 18, 2014

The Sleepy Train and 300 picture books week 23 – 24

Yay, we’ve hit the 300.  Let me check my numbers again….yes, done it.  I had a panic that I might have forgotten to take last week’s photos, and yes, books went back to the library without a note taken of number read and what they were, so we...
by Bubbablue and Me on Jun 17, 2014

Bunny Loves to Learn – picture book review

The latest of our picture book reviews from Parragon as a Book Buddy has been Bunny loves to Learn by Peter Bentley, illustrated by Emma Foster and Deborah Melmon.  This picture book is more than just a story, it’s all about Bunny and his friends...
by Bubbablue and Me on May 18, 2014

Cow says moo book review.

Our latest book as part of the parragon book buddy scheme* is called Cow says moo. Cow says moo is a little learners shaped grab book. It has a hole which is perfect for small hands to grab onto and … Continue reading → The post Cow says...
by Tiasmum12 on May 15, 2014

Jiggly giraffe book and rattle set.

We are massive book lovers in this house, Tia is usually far more interested in books than her many toys. This pleases me greatly as I was much the same as a girl. We was very excited to receive a … Continue reading → The post Jiggly gira...
by Tiasmum12 on Apr 23, 2014

Book Review: I love you, Alfie Cub

We received our latest Parragon book for review the other day, and I’ve been trying to persuade N that we should try reading it.  I think he’s a bit sick of new books and keeps asking for ‘witch on the … Continue reading →The post...
by Bubbablue and Me on Feb 2, 2014

Book review: The Carrot Cake Catastrophe

The latest book we received from Parragon Books is the Carrot Cake Catastrophe.  N’s always keen on anything to do with food, so although it takes him a while to accept new books, as soon as he realised this was … Continue reading →The...
by Bubbablue and Me on Jan 4, 2014

Parragon book buddy review: Wakey Wakey Big Brown Bear

N’s back in his story back frame of mind compared with the last month or so of him not really wanting stories.  It’s great to get back to reading with him again…although we’re tending to have numerous stories in the … Continue reading...
by Bubbablue and Me on Nov 9, 2013

Book Review: Mine! by Sarah Hammond

Since our latest Parragon book buddy book arrived to review, we’ve been very short on reading time.  N’s had a cold and has been really tired so wanting to go to bed without a bedtime story (usually unheard of); I’ve … Continue reading &...
by Bubbablue and Me on Oct 9, 2013

Win a Little Learners book selection

This week I’ve got a lovely selection of books to give away from Parragon’s new ‘Little Learners’ range. With imaginative designs, stimulating textures and softly...
by Yellow Days on Jul 18, 2013


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