7-11 books

WEEKLY ‘WHAT’S ON THE SHELF?’ THE BEE BOOK by Charlotte Milner

'What's the buzz about honey bees?' Initially we borrowed this glorious non-fiction book from the library, but it is one of those books that we just didn't want to return, so we bought our own copy and now it is a 'stayer' on our book shelf! So, what can you expect to find out about… Continue reading WEEKLY ‘WHAT’S ON THE SHELF?’ THE BEE BOOK by Charlotte Milner

Preschoolers

WEEKLY ‘WHAT’S ON THE SHELF?’ GIRAFFE ON A BICYCLE BY JULIA WOOLF

'Monkey has found a bicycle! And luckily, giraffe knows how to ride it... sort of.' This gorgeous book was bought by 'Nana' in a local independent children's bookshop. It's a perfect, quick read for reluctant toddlers and the appealing illustrations will keep them captivated throughout. Monkey finds a bicycle and doesn't know how to ride… Continue reading WEEKLY ‘WHAT’S ON THE SHELF?’ GIRAFFE ON A BICYCLE BY JULIA WOOLF

Reading Adventures

How to have family day out for all ages. Teddy bears, tree houses and terrific fun! Winnie-the-Pooh: Exploring a classic at the V&A

Winnie-the-Pooh: Exploring a classic at the V&A The stories of Winnie-the-Pooh have delighted both children and adults for over 90 years and now, you and your family, can re-live your fond memories of the funny, tubby, honey-loving bear. If you happen to be in London and are searching for some family fun during the Easter… Continue reading How to have family day out for all ages. Teddy bears, tree houses and terrific fun! Winnie-the-Pooh: Exploring a classic at the V&A

4-7 books

WEEKLY ‘WHAT’S ON THE SHELF?’ THE BOG BABY by Jeanne Willis and Illustrated by Gwen Millward

'Do you believe in Bog Babies?' I first came across this magical story when I was a teacher. I attended an amazing course run by the CLPE and 'The Power of Reading' Project. The CLPE (Centre for Literacy in Primary Education) is a charity working to improve literacy in primary schools. 'The Bog Baby' is… Continue reading WEEKLY ‘WHAT’S ON THE SHELF?’ THE BOG BABY by Jeanne Willis and Illustrated by Gwen Millward