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5 summer holiday book recommendations

  • August 8, 2019

Disclaimer: these links are affiliate links meaning I will earn a small commission at no cost to you if you purchase through these links. I love to read but seem to go through phases of reading lots or not reading at all. Since moving to Spain, I’ve managed to read quite a lot. Whereas previously I’d sit in front of the TV blogging or working of an evening, I now >>

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6 Book Recommendations From A 7 Year Old

  • March 4, 2019
6 book recommendations for 7 year olds

We love reading, and Little H is becoming a little bookworm now that she can choose her own books to read for her weekly homework. She has to read for 20 minutes a minimum of three times per week and can also take her own books to school for ‘free reading’ so we get through books quite quickly now. It’s so important to encourage children to enjoy reading, and letting >>

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My Recent Reads – February’s Book Recommendations

  • February 18, 2019
Book recommendations in February

I’ve always loved to read but don’t normally have much spare time between work, having a child, and blogging. Towards the end of last year, I vowed to try harder to have a few early nights when I didn’t stay up late blogging. Getting into bed with a book is my way of winding down, even if I do sometimes fall asleep after only a couple of pages! I already >>

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10 Really Easy World Book Day Costume Ideas

  • February 11, 2019
Really Easy World Book Day Costume Ideas

It’s every parent’s favourite day coming up next on 7th March – World Book Day! I’m not sure who’s bright idea it was to decide that for one day every March all kids have to go to school dressed as a character from a book but I’d bet a lot of money that it wasn’t a busy and already stressed out mum who can’t sew and has to go to >>

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February’s Book Recommendation – Goodnight Stories For Rebel Girls

  • February 14, 2018

This month’s book recommendation is one we’d seen a lot of people talking about so thought we’d jump on the bandwagon! It’s a great book with a lot of ‘Girl Power’ so if that sounds like your thing read on to see our February book recommendation… Goodnight Stories For Rebel Girls As you may have seen from some of our previous book recommendations we love a book with strong female >>

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January’s Book Recommendation – Personalised Childrens’ Book From Family Stories

  • January 7, 2018

I didn’t do a book recommendation in November or December as we were just so busy with other things, but I will try to get back on it this year. January’s book recommendation is a lovely personalised book from Family Stories that we received just before Christmas, I’ve lost count of times it’s already been read! There’s a lot of personalised books for children out there but I especially liked the look >>

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Ronald the Rhino – A Twinkl Book With Augmented Reality

  • November 6, 2017

This month we were asked to check out a brand new book from Twinkl. We’ve used resources from Twinkl before (read our post here) so were happy to check out their new book, especially as we all love reading as you may have noticed from previous posts! Twinkl have lots of amazing resources available for all ages, and Ronald the Rhino is one of their ebooks that has been turned into a printed >>

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October Book Recommendation – The Princess and The Giant

  • October 9, 2017

You may have seen last month that I’m recommending a book we’ve been reading each month. If you missed it, here is September’s book recommendation. This month our favourite book has been The Princess and The Giant – another great book with a lot of girl power! October’s Book Recommendation The Princess and The Giant is about a girl called Sophie who has a beanstalk in her garden. The giant >>

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September Book Recommendation – Fantastically Great Women Who Changed The World

  • September 4, 2017

We love reading and it’s been a part of Little H’s bedtime routine since she was tiny. I’ve always been a bookworm and think it’s so important to encourage your kids to enjoy reading. I’ve written before about our favourite books and as we read a lot I thought I’d start a monthly book recommendation. To kick off here’s our first book… Fantastically Great Women Who Changed The World We >>

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5 Great Books For School Starters

  • August 25, 2017

It seems like just yesterday my little one was getting ready to start school. It was 2 years ago now though and she’s just about to go into her last year of infant school. If your child is starting school in a few weeks and you they are a bit worried or apprehensive try reading a few books together to give them an idea of what to expect. Here are 5 >>

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