I’ve been meaning to write this post, the third in my series about small businesses we love, for a while. I have been waiting because I am going to be reviewing some books from the site soon, but I haven’t received them yet. So for now, I’m going to tell you about a book we love that we bought from Books for Bugs last year. I know I’m a little late writing about an Autumn book, but this is such a lovely one that I wanted to share it.
Ferdie and the Falling Leaves, by Julie Rawlinson, illustrated by Tiphanie Beeke, is the story of a little fox who is worried because his favourite tree is losing his leaves. He does everything he can think of to save it but nothing can stop the leaves falling. Ferdie goes to bed feeling sad after the last leaf has fallen, but he wakes up to the wonderful sight of his tree shimmering with snow. The illustrations are beautiful, and the story is perfect for reading aloud.
Last time we read the book together, Rabbit and Owl drew some pictures inspired by the story.
Books for Bugs specialises in books for children aged 0-7, and their aim is to encourage reading by making books more affordable. The majority of books are priced at £2.50, and there are also sticker activity books available for just £1.50 each.
Coming up next in our small-businesses-we-love series, some very beautiful shoes…