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The Gruffalo

The Gruffalo, by writer Julia Donaldson and illustrations by Axel Scheffler, is a children’s book on its way to our classroom library. It is about a mouse that uses its brains to avoid becoming a tasty snack for a fox, a snake and an owl. 68 more words


Before I change my mind...

OK, so I going to write this blog really quickly before I change my mind. I’m going to write a book. There I’ve said it, it’s out there, I’ve got to do it. 432 more words

The Gruffalo

Written by Julia Donaldson, Illustrated by Axel Scheffler Dial Books for Young Readers, 1999

A mouse took a stroll through the deep dark wood.

A fox saw the mouse and the mouse looked good.

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Room on the Broom

This week we have been reading the story of Room on the Broom by Julia Donaldson.

We have been using pictures, objects and sock puppets to retell the story. 117 more words

Continuous Provision

Giveaway: Poems to Perform

We’re nearing the end of our 2014 poetry festival. Before you start feeling despondent, here’s something to cheer you up.

WIN a book of fabulous poems — specifically, this one: 113 more words

Soup Blog Poetry Festival

12 top-rated children's books for gift-giving

Something I want, Something I need, Something to wear, Something to read. 

This children’s rhyme promoting a simplified approach to holiday gift-giving has been around for years, and as we draw closer to the Christmas season, it keeps coming to my mind. 357 more words


The Further Adventures of The Owl and The Pussy-Cat - a great gift for kids this Christmas(Book Review)

Review of “The Owl and The Pussy-Cat” and “The Further Adventures of The Owl and The Pussy-Cat” – a great gift for children this Christmas! 728 more words

Books For Children