Wednesday 13 August 2014

Miffy Draws Book Review

We love Miffy in our house and I'm delighted to be able to share with you one of the latest Miffy books available from the 14th August at Waterstones and all good bookshops.
Miffy Draws

The new Miffy books include Miffy’s First Day, Miffy Draws and Miffy Outdoors and I was lucky enough to be sent Miffy Draws for review.

Maegan Clement reading Miffy Draws

Blake Clement reading Miffy Draws

Miffy Draws is a lovely wipe clean activity book full of Dick Bruna's wonderful artwork to finish off! There are prompts, games and challenges on each page, such as drawing a snowman, fashioning an outfit for Miffy to wear and drawing your own home next to Miffy's house. 

Maegan Clement reading Miffy Draws
The pages have plenty of creative space and sections with dotted line patterns and shapes to complete - these are all well designed with fine motor skills and learning to write in mind.

Blake Clement reading Miffy Draws

The book comes with a special Miffy (whiteboard) marker pen to use and the pages wipe clean with a cloth, we also used wet wipes and kitchen roll to clean each page.

Maegan Clement reading Miffy Draws

Both my 3 year old daughter and 5 year old son have played with this book - both  have their own individual way of interacting with this book - Maegan likes to do the patterns and swirls over the images and Blake likes to add lots of details to the pictures.

As with any Miffy book I've come across, the colours are all bold primary colours and the content is unisex so all children can enjoy the books equally.

Maegan Clement reading Miffy Draws

The three latest Miffy titles are in addition to a large number of Dick Bruna's Miffy books already either republished or published for the first time this year:  Miffy at the Zoo, Miffy’s Play Date, Miffy’s Day, Miffy Dress Up, Miffy’s Birthday, Miffy’s Garden, Miffy and the New Baby and Miffy on Holiday!

Simon and Schuster ISBN 9781471120800 rrp £4.99

And to celebrate the Miffy books -   Waterstones is running a competition to win a weekend in Amsterdam for a family of four, which includes a day trip to Miffy’s home town of Utrecht to see the Dick Bruna exhibition.  The competition runs throughout August and is open to Waterstones loyalty card members only (customers can sign up for a loyalty card in any Waterstones branch or online at The winning prize for a family of 4 includes flights from a UK airport, 2 nights in a hotel in Amsterdam, plus rail tickets to Utrecht and free entry to the Dick Bruna exhibition.

Emma in Bromley xx

* I received a copy of Miffy Draws for the sole purpose of being able to review it.

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