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Ted Rules The World by Frank Cottrell Boyce - A Book Review

Ted Rules the World by Frank Cottrell Boyce is the last book in my latest parcel from dyslexia friendly publisher, Barrington Stoke. I decided to save it until last because I knew it would be my favourite of all the books they had sent me, and I just finished reading… 748 more words

Books For Girls

We've finished! Dino FC - Transfer Troubles

This is our third Dino FC book, and we’ve become familiar with the characters and the story formula.

I was initially sceptical about stories that involved dinosaurs playing football but author Keith Brumpton writes so authentically about the sport that I can get past the fact that the characters are all prehistoric beasts, and that herbivores play alongside carnivores in this rather good-spirited and harmonious team that is Dino FC. 263 more words

Literacy

August Reads: Books 4 Boys #SummerofYA

When I came up with this theme, the idea was to be intentionally thinking, “could this be marketed to a male reader?” Not, “these are ‘boy books,'” because I certainly didn’t like being told, as a girl, “those are boy toys/movies/shirts” etc. 1,627 more words

SummerofYA

Favourite Books - August

This month is already flying by and with it, we have discovered books – old and new.

Here is what Winston brought me this month: 384 more words

PARENTING

Book Review of An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth

This is one of the greatest books for boys I have read.

Chris Hadfield spent his life working towards being an astronaut – a feat that is considered beyond many of us. 301 more words

Non-Fiction

Creature Teacher Goes Wild by Sam Watkins - A Book Review

Creature Teacher Goes Wild by Sam Watkins is the second in a series of books about Creature Teacher, the first of which is simply titled Creature Teacher, and which I have yet to read. 577 more words

Books For Girls

The Boundless (Book Review)

The Boundless is the biggest train ever built, and it is on its maiden voyage across Canada. The beast of a machine is over 5 miles long, and contains everything from the stateliness of First Class, all the way down to the immigrant cars. 431 more words

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