About Wendy Sparkes

Wendy Sparkes lives in the UK and has been a Nursery Nurse for over fifteen years working with children aged three to five. She is also the author of the 3 books in her Stop and Smell the Roses Series: A Sunny Day, Snowfall and One Starry Night.

Happily Ever After

“…and they all lived happily ever after,” is the usual ending to a fairy tale. From the time we are little, this is what we dream of – finding that one true love and living happily ever after. I’ve had happily … Continue reading

Hot Cross Buns!

Hot cross buns! Hot cross buns! One ha’ penny, two ha’ penny, Hot cross buns! If you have no daughters, Give them to your sons One ha’ penny, Two ha’ penny, Hot Cross Buns! Traditional Nursery Rhyme … Continue reading

Stories That Never Grow Old

Last Thursday was World Book Day. To celebrate we asked the children to bring in their favourite book to share. I had a lovely day looking at lots of different books, some familiar and old favourites, others new and interesting. … Continue reading

Sing Song Time!

Last week was very enjoyable as I had my 2 young nephews up to visit. They do enjoy songs and their favourite DVD to have on this week has been “The Wheels on the Bus” narrated by Dawn French. (I … Continue reading

For God So Loved the World

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 It being Valentine’s Day tomorrow, and the focus on the day being on love, I thought it would be nice to look at one of the great love verses of the Bible:  “For God so loved the world that He … Continue reading