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Book review: Superworm

Donaldson, Julia. Axel Scheffler, ill. Superworm. Arthur A. Levine, 2012. $16.99. ISBN 9780545591768. Unp. Ages 4-8. P9Q8.

I found everything about this book very entertaining: from the cute endpapers to the colorful, funny illustrations (check out the bored bees) to the easy-to-read rhyming language. 53 more words


Welcome to Reception!

For our first half-term, our topics will be Golden RulesThe Alphabet, Introducing Reception Maths and All about me. We will be

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First phonic lesson

This morning we had our first phonic lesson where we learnt the letter S. We used a game on the computer called phonics bug. It showed us a video that had clips of things that had a ‘s’ letter in, such as sun, snake, dinosaur. 152 more words

Early Years

My inspiration for writing

There is nothing in the world so important and which brings so much pleasure as reading.

My life revolves around reading: my house is full to bursting with books, in my job I teach children to be able to read and to love reading, and almost the moment I get home I settle down to read with my son. 765 more words

Children's Entertainment

Toddler books... our favourites...

For the last day of Book Week 2014. I thought I would share some of our favourite toddler books.

H is a great lover of books. 523 more words

Weiver Koob: The Scarecrow's Wedding by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler

Details of the Koob:
Publisher:Alison Green Books
Release date: 3rd July 2014
Hardback: 32 pages

Synopsis (waterstones.com)
Two scarecrows, Betty O’Barley and Harry O’Hay, are planning the perfect wedding. 268 more words


The Bells are Ringing

After our Irish fling, we are now in Galloway for the wedding of Paisley Boy’s younger daughter, in the village of Parton on the banks of Loch Ken, so one of my preoccupations this week is weddings. 1,137 more words