Monthly Archives: June 2022

Reading Matters – children’s book news

Welcome to this week’s look at what has been happening in the world of children’s books. What I’m reading… This coming Friday I will be kicking off the blog tour arranged to coincide with the publication of The Dragon in … Continue reading

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Reading Matters – children’s book news

Welcome to this week’s look at was has been happening in the world of children’s books. The highlight of this week has been the announcement of the winners of the Yoto Carnegie and Greenaway Medals and you can read more … Continue reading

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Reading Matters – children’s book news

Welcome to the latest round up of what has been happening in the world of children’s books recently. The highlight of this week has been Empathy Day with it trending on Twitter and many sharing thoughts, activities, suggested books and … Continue reading

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New Children’s Books – small publishers making a big difference

Recently I read an article on the Just Imagine website with which I found myself nodding in agreement. Roy James is a school librarian and writes regular blogs for this website specialising in excellence in teaching reading and writing, each … Continue reading

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New Non-fiction from Neon Squid

Neon Squid are a brand new non-fiction publisher for children. As a primary school librarian I have experienced the growth in the range of information books available in recent years and was keen to see what Neon Squid would offer. … Continue reading

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Blog Tour: The Boy Who Grew a Tree by Polly Ho-Yen illustrated by Sojung Kim-McCarthy

This week is National Children’s Gardening Week, a celebration of the fun children and their families can enjoy when gardening together. An important aspect of gardening is the nurturing and tending of young plants and encouraging them to grow. The … Continue reading

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