Our Week in Books #4

Picture Books read this week (some of them several times!):
Ruby, Blue and Blanket Ten Tickling Toes Goldilocks And The Three Bears The Three Little Pigs Lollopy The Skipping-Rope Snake Mrs. Mopple's Washing Line Aliens Love Underpants! Pants The Monkey and the Peanuts The Princess and the Dragon Harry by the Sea Cinderelephant Handa's Surprise George's Dragon The worst princess Catch Us If You Can-Can! My Cat Likes to Hide in Boxes The Great Fairy Tale Disaster You Choose! Solomon Crocodile Let's Find Mimi in the City. by Katherine Lodge Let's Find Mimi at Home. Katherine Lodge Red Riding Hood and the Sweet Little Wolf Peekaboo Little Roar. Jo Lodge Hairy Maclary, Shoo! Dirty Bertie Isabel's Noisy Tummy Knock Knock Who's There? Room on the Broom Green Eggs and Ham The Princess and the Peas Tyrannosaurus Drip Peekaboo Little Roar. Jo Lodge Come Along, Daisy! Red Riding Hood and the Sweet Little Wolf Belle Boo and the Yummy Scrummy Day Belle & Boo and the Goodnight Kiss. by Mandy Sutcliffe

There are several books we’ve read that I’ve not been able to find on Goodreads and I can’t be bothered to add them so will include them on first read for completion’s sake:
Disney Favourite Story: Cinderella
Rosie (Thomas and Friends)
The Spring Surprise (Thomas and Friends)
Wikki The Would Be Wicked Witch: Nichola Laird & Chris Dyer
Postman Pat and the Giant Snowball

Books added to shelves: 3 2nd hand abebooks; 4 new The Last Bookshop, Oxford; 1 2nd hand ebay; 4 review books (+2 review activity books); 16 2nd hand charity shop; 2 new Mostly Books (2 for 1); 1 kickstarter.  Cumulative book spend: £72.20 + £12 loyalty card + Kickstarter (last year) (75 books + 2 activity books)

Books removed from shelves: 29 to friends’ 19 month old :-) 6 to school for children to review. Cumulative book removal: 35 books.

Challenge books read: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (reviewed here)

Year progress: 26/365 = 7.1%
Picture Book Challenge progress: 99/300 = 33.0%
50 Book Challenge / Read 52 progress: 6/52 = 11.5%

I’m amazed at how many different books we’re getting through! I’ve only included books found on Goodreads in the challenge count to make it more challenging ;-)

I’m also slightly embarrassed by how many books and how much I’ve spent. Next month I really do have to try much, much harder…

A reading challenge from http://liveotherwise.co.uk/makingitup

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