Doug the Bug That Went Boing!

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Meet Doug. (He’s the purple one).

Doug is about to have the biggest adventure of his life! But as he swings and spins, bounces and boings, the only thing he really wants to know is – will he ever see his best friend, Trevor, again?

A funny, fast-paced, action-packed story for all fans of Barry the Fish with Fingers, Norman the Slug with the Silly Shell and No-Bot the Robot with No Bottom.

My review:

Playing Berry Ball with his friend, the ‘ball’ gets suck in a flower. The friends have a little tiff as to who should get it, which ends up being Doug. As the flower is dug up and placed in a flower pot on the window sill, Doug has to think of a way to get home. During his adventure, he befriends the cutest fly you’ve even seen! Great book for children.

Max and a Homeless Guy

Max and a Homeless Guy

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The other day, Little Yum-Yum and I popped to the shop as he wanted some sweets (which he had earned). Whilst there, a homeless guy was sat on the step with a polystyrene cup which only contained a few coins.

I was out of cash as I usually pay for items with a card, but Max had some change from his pocket money with him.

As we walked past, Max turns around, walks up to the guy and puts his own pocket money into the cup. Our conversation went like this:

Me: Why did you do that Bubba?

Max: Because he’s hungry. He needs it.

Me: (Trying to hold back the tears of joy) Well done, Bubba. That was very kind of you.

Max: (Grinning from ear to ear) Mummy, he has six coins now!

Definitely a proud mummy moment!

Max has never been with me when I have given money or bought food for the homeless. I have no idea what made him do this act of kindness, but if a four year old can do this, why can’t we all just be kind to one another?

“Mummy, I Want to Be…”

NASA/Johnson Space Center, astronut display

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“…an Astronaut!”

Yes, Little Yum-Yum has decided what he wants to be when he grows up.

In fact, he decided a little while ago, but I didn’t share the information in case he changed his mind a few weeks later. However, he hasn’t, and is adamant this is what he will be.

Of course, I support his decision, even though I didn’t see that coming!

The Teeny Weeny Tadpole

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“Mum, why can’t I jump like you?” asked Tadpole.
“Oh but you will, Tadpole”, said Mother Frog.
“You will. Just keep splishing and splashing!”

Every creature that the teeny weeny tadpole meets seems to be able to jump, except hi. Then he meets the big bad fish, who can’t jump – but he can swim very, very fast, and he eats little tadpoles… What is Tadpole going to do?

My review:

What an adventure this cute little tadpole has! Just in the nick of time, the little tadpole turns into a frog, after a big fish chases him to gobble him up! Very well written. Lovely story.

This Collection is Growing

This Collection is Growing

Max’s fascination with the Power Rangers is growing more and more each day.

Once he gets a character, he tells me the next one to get just minutes after opening the package! To make matters worse, some Zords can connect with each other creating an even bigger Zord, so you really do get roped in to purchasing quite a lot!

Let’s see how far he gets with this collection before he decides to move on to the next thing, like he did with PAW Patrol.

Max Has Chicken Pox Again… Or Has He?

Max Has Chicken Pox Again... Or Has He?

Max went back to preschool a week ago, clear of chicken pox. but according to him, he caught it again!

Max Has Chicken Pox Again... Or Has He?

He stuck multi-coloured stickers on his face!

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It is a relief it’s not the real thing again. Phew!