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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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Inspiring Childrens’ Books From Clever Tykes

  • June 10, 2017

We love reading, as you may have noticed from my previous blog posts about our favourite stories and non-fiction books. Little H is becoming a bit of a bookworm too, which I’m so happy about! We’ve just got to the stage where we’re reading longer books with chapters which is much better than the awful school reading books. I’m always on the lookout for books that will capture her interest >>

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Our Favourite Non-Fiction Books For Kids

  • April 7, 2017

As you might have noticed before, we love reading! I’ve blogged about our favourite books in general, as well as our fave Halloween and Christmas books. This time I’m going to share our favourite non-fiction books. If you’ve got a child starting school later this year, I’d recommend getting a good haul of factual books in. We have a “home learning” project each term and always have to find facts >>

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Our Favourite Christmas Books

  • December 22, 2016

We love reading and I’ve posted before about some of our favourite books. This week I’ve dug out a couple of Christmas books from last year and have also bought a couple of new ones. Here’s what we’re reading this week… Disclosure: Some of these links are affiliate links which means I will earn a small amount of commission at no cost to you if you purchase using one of the >>

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Our Favourite Halloween Books

  • October 18, 2016

We love reading – both us reading to Little H at bedtime and also her reading to us now that she’s getting better at it. I’ve blogged before about our favourite books, this week she’s requested “Halloween books” so we had a look through our bookshelf and that found we already had a few. Here’s a list of our favourite Halloween books… Disclosure: This post contains some affiliate links, which >>

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Our Favourite Children’s Books

  • July 8, 2016

I love reading and am pleased that Little H is turning into a bit of a bookworm herself. The bedtime story has been a nightly routine in our house since she was a baby and we get through a lot of books. The school also send home a ‘reading record’ where you have to write down all the books you read with your child, and at the end of the week they get a >>

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Easy Last Minute Costume Ideas For World Book Day

  • February 27, 2016

If you have a child at school then ” World Book Day” is probably one of those events that you dread. And leave until the last minute. Thinking of a character from a book who’s costume you can actually make, while ignoring all ridiculous suggestions from your child, isn’t my idea of fun. In case you’ve forgotten about it, World Book Day is on Thursday 3rd March – this Thursday! Don’t >>