We love books and love finding new ones that we hadn’t heard of before. We were given the opportunity to review two The Cuddle Pirate books and as we hadn’t heard of them before I was keen to see what LP would think of them.
The Cuddle Pirates are all named after fruit and vegetables. They go on adventures and try to save people and the planet from the baddies who are all named after things like sugar and fizzy pop.
Both Cuddle Pirate books give a lot of good messages about healthy eating to children – to buy sugar free versions of things, to eat lots of fruit and vegetables and to avoid sweets, fizzy drinks and other ‘treats’ that aren’t good for you. Personally, I think that sugary things are fine in moderation but like that this book teaches children healthy eating habits right from the start.
The illustrations in the books are beautiful and really colourful. LP loved the pictures and instantly recognised things like pirates, sharks and fish in the books. The writing was also very clever in making text different sizes or different fonts to make focus words stand out. Some words were also different colours like bananas written in yellow to give more emphasis. This really added extra levels of learning to the book that I really liked.
For LP the stories were slightly too long but she doesn’t have the best of attention spans. I think these books would be great for preschool age and upwards as even if the children are too young for the story there are plenty of pictures to keep them entertained.
The Cuddle Pirate Books have an RRP of £5.99 each
Disclosure: We were sent the above books for the purpose of this review however all opinions are my own.