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Reading Matters – news from the world of children’s books

Hello and welcome to this week’s round up of all the latest children’s book news. A chance to settle down and catch up with articles, resources and reviews that you may have missed during a busy week. Although I have … Continue reading

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Reading Matters – news from the world of children’s books

Welcome to this week’s Reading Matters and a chance to catch up on children’s book news that you may have missed during a busy week. What I’m reading… This week I have been reading adult fiction, Amanda Craig’s latest The … Continue reading

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Reading Matters – news from the world of children’s books

Welcome to this week’s look at all the latest child book news and what a busy week it has been. There are award nominations and shortlists, podcasts, interviews and online events in abundance so I hope there is something for … Continue reading

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Reading Matters – news from the world of children’s books

Hello and welcome to this week’s look at what has been happening in the world of books and reading for children and young people. The kind, thoughtfulness of the children’s book community was in evidence this week when author Anne … Continue reading

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Where’s Baby Elephant by Ali Khodai

This is a delightful, attractive and interactive book introducing the animal kingdom to young children and would be a lovely gift. From the eye catching cover to the happy resolution on the final page this lovely book has been a … Continue reading

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Reading Matters – news from the world of children’s books

Hello and welcome to this week’s catch up of news from the children’s book world. Black History Month is marked in October, this week saw both Libraries Week and Dyslexia Awareness Week and today is World Mental Health Day and … Continue reading

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Coming to England by Floella Benjamin illustrated by Diane Ewen

A picture book that captures the optimism and positivity of Dame Floella herself this inspiring true life story is a joy to read and is made accessible to the youngest of readers. When Floella Benjamin was ten years old, she … Continue reading

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Reading Matters – news from the world of children’s books

Hello and welcome to another look at all the latest news in the world of children’s books. What a busy week! Many fabulous books were published on 1st October and also on Thursday as part of the National Poetry Day … Continue reading

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Last: the Story of a White Rhino by Nicola Davies

Inspired by the true story of Sudan, the last male Northern White Rhino, this powerful picture book will inspire children to think about global conservation and how we can help preserve endangered animals. Award winning author Nicola Davies has written … Continue reading

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All Sorts by Pippa Goodhart and Emily Rand

A joyful picture book celebrating how differences enrich our world, this is a story told with a kindly understanding that will reassure and guide young children. ”It takes all sorts” my Mum used to say to me occasionally. She was … Continue reading

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