World Book Day – Books about Books and Reading!
On World Book Day many children are celebrating books and reading by dressing up as their favourite characters and holding book related events in school. This week many authors and illustrators have been visiting schools or doing Skype visits – it’s a real celebration of books, you can find out more about World Book Day […]
The Missing Bookshop by Katie Clapham & Kirsti Beautyman
In The Missing Bookshop by Katie Clapham & Kirsti Beautyman, Milly is devastated when Mrs Minty’s bookshop closes down but will it re-open?
Little Rabbit’s Big Surprise by Swapna Haddow & Alison Friend
Little Rabbit’s Big Surprise by Swapna Haddow & Alison Friend is a first reader which tells the story of Little Rabbit’s day helping Grandpa.
International Women’s Day – Books To Inspire Future Generations
March 8th is International Women’s Day which celebrates ‘the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women.’ Many children’s books are now focussing on the achievements of women, past and present, to inspire future generations and it is fascinating to read about women who have influenced and are still influencing our lives today. As a child one…
The Storm Dog by Holly Webb & Artful Doodlers
The Storm Dog takes us back in time with Tilly who is learning about life in World War Two for a school project. Great-Gran is nearly ninety and sends Tilly a parcel which takes her back in time to give her the experience of an evacuee firsthand. We really enjoyed this story, as well as…
The Secret Kitten by Holly Webb & Sophy Williams
In The Secret Kitten Lucy and her brother William are adjusting to moving into Gran’s house, going to a new school and making friends. Lucy would love a kitten but Gran doesn’t seem that keen on animals.