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Happy birthday, Mr. Shakespeare!

Here’s a question for you parents: what was your first experience of Shakespeare? Was it reading aloud in turn in a stuffy classroom, or being taken to the theatre and being shushed and told to sit still until the interval and an ice cream bribe? 907 more words

Emma and the Princess

Title Of Book: Emma and the Princess

Time length to read: 3-5 min

Age recommend: 3 and up

Author/Illustator: Peter Steinberg

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Why Bears?

Bears have been a staple of children’s books ever since Goldilocks decided to engage in a little illegal entry at an inadequately secured home in the woods. 417 more words

Berenstain Bears

On questioning and contemplating

I’m in a bit of a Second World War binge at the moment. Just before I read Goodnight Mister Tom I sped through another favourite from when I was younger: Jackie French’s  384 more words

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The Hen Who Dreamed She Could Fly by Sun-Mi Hwang

Translated from Korean by Chi-Young Kim.

The Hen Who Dreamed She Could Fly is a fairy-tale-like book about a hen called Sprout. She is an egg-layer on a farm – living in a small cage with only a glimpse of the world outside her barn. 495 more words


"If you do make it credible (then) it's not a child's book"

This is the front page of a letter from Rose to her mother, Laura Ingles Wilder, as they worked on Laura’s LITTLE HOUSE ON THE PRAIRIE… 166 more words

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