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Sky Song by Abi Elphinstone

  I savoured every moment of this first stand-alone novel by one of my favourite children’s authors.   This book typifies why children’s books matter. Every page is full of courage, kindness, acceptance and hope wrapped up in a thrilling adventure. … Continue reading

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The Lost Words – A Review and an Evening with Robert Macfarlane and Jackie Morris

Books tend to be put in categories. Books for children, Young Adult books, ‘’coffee-table books’’, picture books, non-fiction and poetry are labels applied to many. Every so often a book appears that defies categorisation and The Lost Words is such … Continue reading

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Books on Reading for Teachers who Read

The summer holiday is often the only opportunity that teachers have to make time to read all those books that have been recommended to them throughout the school year.  If you want to ensure that the pupils in your class … Continue reading

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