Good morning magpies!
Wow such a busy week I've barely had time to unpack all my treasures from last weekend. Still so much to clean, scrub up and share with you.
Just a brief post from me today as I've got lots of catching up to do, but I wanted to quickly share with you this gorgeous children's book I picked up in Hastings for 99p.
We adore books in this house, but now that Ruby has become addicted to Roald Dahl books for bedtime, and with all her school reading homework it feels as though we don't have as much time for reading other stories. I must make time to do that with her, even though she's reading much more independently now and will often spend an hour in the morning before we're up reading to herself, you can't beat a snuggle on the sofa sharing a good book together!
This charmingly illustrated book is the re-telling of an old tale from the 1890s. Miss Browne - the story of a superior mouse is a cautionary tale of a well-to-do town mouse, full of airs and graces. Visiting her peasant cousins in the country, she's condescending and patronising, despite them going to great lengths to welcome her into their home. She derides and embarrasses them, but sadly is not as savvy as her street-wise cousins and falls foul of the local tom.
I'm going to have fun putting on my posh feline and common moggy voices for this one!
The book was originally printed in America in 1978 (nearly as old as me!), I wonder how many children it's been read to? Does your child have a favourite old picture book?
If you have any second-hand finds, please link up below. Looking forward to seeing your treasures.