Picture Books About The Sea
We’ll miss our usual holiday to the seaside this year so we decided to read picture books about the sea instead! This led to the discovery of National Marine Week, ‘The Wildlife Trusts’ nationwide celebration of all things marine.’ Between now and August 9th there are various activities taking place in the UK and online to […]
The Brilliant Deep by Kate Messner & Matthew Forsythe
The Brilliant Deep: Rebuilding The World’s Coral Reefs tells the true story of Ken Nedimyer who has discovered a way to grow coral. Ken’s experiments and dedication to preserving the reefs in The Florida Keys has also led to him teaching others around the world how to save the coral in their own countries.
Story Snug Advent: O is for One Snowy Night
O is for One Snowy Night by M Christina Butler and Tina Macnaughton
Dec 2nd: Sarah Yewman chooses Olive, the Other Reindeer
The Story: Meet Santa’s newest helper, Olive. Olive is a dog getting ready for Christmas when she hears “Olive the other Reindeer. I thought I was a dog. Hmmm, I must be a Reindeer!” She jumps on the polar express and heads to the North Pole. While Santa and the other reindeer are a bit…
Picture Books for European Day of Languages
September 26th is European Day of Languages. The European Day of Languages is jointly organised by The Council of Europe and the European Union and celebrates linguistic diversity in Europe. I have compiled a list of some of the picture books that I have used to introduce English vocabulary to non native English speaking children.
Press Here by Hervé Tullet
Press Here is very original, very unique and like no other book that we have on our bookshelf. It’s not a storybook, more an interactive game book which is best read aloud especially when you read it to a group of children. It isn’t the easiest book to describe but here goes….!