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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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How To Teach Your Children To Love Reading

  • September 17, 2018
How To Teach Your Children To Love Reading

I love to read, I currently have a million books on my Kindle I need to get through. I’ve always been a bookworm and one of my fondest memories is searching for every last Roald Dahl book at the library with my dad. When I had my daughter I was determined that she’d also love reading and looking at books, and thankfully my dream has come true! 6 reasons why >>

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How To Make The Perfect Reading Corner

  • September 10, 2018
How to make the perfect reading corner

We moved into our house 4 years ago, but have still only just got around to creating an area in Little H’s bedroom that we’ve been talking about for ages…. a reading corner. She loves to read and I’d seen something similar on Pinterest ages ago that I wanted to try. After all, anything that encourages her to read rather than play Roblox or Minecraft is a good idea if >>

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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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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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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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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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