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Stephen Meader

I’ve discussed my brother’s love of T Model Tommy before, but I wanted to share that there seems to be a lot more activity with his author now. 190 more words


What the kids picked at the book store.

Since it was International Children’s Book Day just the other day, I took the kids shopping and let them pick out some new reading supplies, here’s what they chose: 361 more words

Book Mention!

How to re-engage your pupils in reading - part 2

Melanie Creach of Top Notch Teaching reviews the Phonic Books range of decodable books for older, struggling and reluctant readers.


Struggling Readers

Holiday reading packs

Following the SHRIMP programme  created by Pam Garry, Librarian at John Mc Glashan College and Slanza award recipient, MACLIC presents the MAC Holiday Reading Pack. 172 more words

Favourite Books

A Prank is for Life, Not Just for April Fools' Day.

Stand-up comedian and author of the brand new The Private Blog of Joe Cowley, Ben Davis shares his top 3 favourite April Fool pranks…

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Children's Books

All About the Bullerby Children by Astrid Lindgren - A Review

As a child, All About the Bullerby Children by Astrid Lindgren, better known for her Pippi Longstockings books, was one of my favourite books. I had a battered copy from the library, which I had bought in a library clearance sale, and which I read and read and read. 375 more words

Book Reviews

Doodles's Book of the Week - We're Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen, Illustrated by Helen Oxenbury

Doodles’ is my 4 ½ year old boy and a serious book lover.  His book of choice this week surprised me a little.  Not that it’s not a great book as it truly is but because he loved this book when he was younger but seemed to have grown out of it.  311 more words