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Category: Books For Baby

  • Why The Crawfish Lives In The Mud

    Why The Crawfish Lives In The Mud is a story set in Louisiana. This immediately appeals to me, because one of my great joys is reading Tell Me Something Happy Before I Go To Sleep to La Serpiente in increasingly ridiculous Deep South accents. (Or my ridiculous attempts at them.). Given the opportunity to read […]

  • Elmer and the Monster

    I came home from work today, bathed La Serpiente, read her a couple of books and then went back out to more work meetings. Today I’ve been working (or in meetings) for more than 12 hours. This is beginning to feel slightly unbalanced. But at least I had time to read to my daughter about […]

  • Gaston

    Gaston is a book about a French bulldog, that I chose for La Serpiente Aquatica Negra when we were at the library this week. It wasn’t that she particularly likes the French or dogs, more that I located a book of the right size and shape, and, not knowing what it contained, added it to […]

  • Trigger Warning: Love You Forever

    Tonight, as usual, La Serpiente Aquatica Negra selected three books for me to read to her while she sat on my lap before she went to bed. The first was about Peppa Pig playing football and the third I can’t remember, because the second was the titanic misery fest that is Robert Munsch’s Love You […]

  • Harris Finds His Feet

    ​ Harris Finds His Feet is a book that La Serpiente Aquatica Negra chose herself on her most recent visit to the Singapore National Library. I assume the bright yellow-green cover, with a picture of the eponymous bright orange rabbit was what attracted her, rather than the heartrending story of age and loss that was […]

  • The Cock, The Mouse and The Little Red Hen

    Currently, La Serpiente’s favourite bedtime story is “mouse book”, an antique copy of The Cock, The Mouse and the Little Red Hen. This is a shame, as it’s a pretty messed up story.

  • How many ways can you cut a pie?

    One of La Serpiente’s favourite books to read at bedtime is How many ways can you cut a pie? This is unfortunate for many reasons, as I will explain.

  • Cinderella’s Sister And The Big Bad Wolf

    Earlier this week I went to one of our local bookshops and, as La Serpiente Aquatica Negra demanded, bought her some new books to read. One of these was the story of Cinderella’s Sister And The Big Bad Wolf.