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Story Snug Advent: W is for When It Snows
W is for When It Snows by Richard Collingridge
Happy 2nd Birthday to Story Snug!
It’s Story Snug’s 2nd birthday today! There are lots of people to thank before we share the five most viewed books during the last two years. I would like to say a huge THANK YOU to Story Snug’s followers and to all of you who leave lovely comments on the posts. THANK YOU to those of you…
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.
Christmas Picture Books
If your thoughts are turning to reading or buying Christmas picture books here are some of the books that we recommended last year. We have more recommendations which we’ll publish over the next few weeks but we’d also love to hear about your favourites in the comments.
National Non Fiction Day – favourite picture books
The Federation of Children’s Book Groups celebrates National Non Fiction Day on the first Thursday in November. Not all children enjoy reading stories and there are so many amazing non fiction picture books to choose from, many can entice even the most reluctant reader!
The Little Raindrop by Joanna Gray & Dubravka Kolanovic
The Little Raindrop is a great book to introduce young children to the water cycle. It is primarily a story although non fiction concepts (precipitation and evaporation) are introduced which makes it great to use as part of a water or weather topic in the Early Years classroom.
When I Dream of Christmas by Oakley Graham & Patricia Yuste
When I Dream of Christmas is a non fiction book which introduces young children to various aspects of Christmas. As well as introducing Baby Jesus, shepherds and kings it also includes British traditions such as stockings, mince pies and Christmas cake. Each double page spread has text on the left and a full page picture on…