Monthly Archives: April 2022

Reading Matters – children’s book news

Welcome to the first of my weekly round ups of children’s book news of the Summer Term. I hope you had a good Easter break and were able to enjoy some of the lovely sunshine. Since the last Reading Matters … Continue reading

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Children’s Books for Football Fans from Barrington Stoke

In the mid 90s I used to scan the local library shelves for children’s books even slightly linked to football in an attempt to find something to satisfy my two football mad sons. I needed something that wasn’t too overwhelming … Continue reading

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Resist by Tom Palmer

Tom Palmer writes meticulously researched historical fiction that always respects both his subject and his young readers; his new novel Resist is a shining example of his care. A book inspired by the teenage years of Hollywood star Audrey Hepburn … Continue reading

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Tutankhamun’s Treasure by David Long illustrations by Stefano Tambellini

Who can resist the idea of a treasure hunt? This latest offering by award winning author David Long for Barrington Stoke taps in to that desire to search and find, to follow maps and clues in search of long lost, … Continue reading

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Happy 10th Birthday to Oh No, George! by Chris Haughton

Can it really be ten years since we met George? This month marks the publication of a special ten year anniversary edition of this hilarious, clever picture book by Chris Haughton so it is a good time to explore what … Continue reading

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Reading Matters – children’s book news

Welcome to this week’s look at what has been happening in the world of children’s books. As the busy end of term takes place across the country no doubt you may have missed some of the news and I hope … Continue reading

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