Katie's Pairty: A Fun Day for Wee Folk, James Robertson, ill. Karen Sutherland, Itchy Coo, Edinburgh, 2013, 16pp., £7.99

The delicht o this bairns' buik ligs in the sonsie pictures, that are vieve, colourful an stappit wi wee ferlies tae tice a wean tae luik tentilie. Katie's fere, a wee moose, kythes oan ilka page, aye up tae some cantrips tae mak bairns lauch: a rerr wee 'peynt an speir' fur mammies an daddies.

Ann Matheson