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The first books

I decided that although I am a little too old to be reading picture books, I would revisit some of my favourites from years past: 158 more words

Dr. Seuss

[Children books] Some picture books that I re-read

As mentioned in my 4th Nov 2015 post, I tried reading as many books as I could. And here I am trying to go through all the books I had read or re-read those books that I had already read. 517 more words



When poetry is read aloud, delivery is all.
Booming cavernous tones denote
a poet too much up himself.
Remember the Edith Sitwell sound
destroying the poetry with drama… 102 more words

Free Verse

The study of grammar is interesting in its own right

Michael Rosen’s piece in the Guardian (‘Dear Ms Morgan: in grammar there isn’t always one right answer’, 3 November 2015) raises interesting questions about the Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling (GPaS) test, more popularly called the SPaG test. 739 more words

Dear Ms Morgan: in grammar there isn’t always one right answer

‘The English spelling, punctuation and grammar test’s apparent purpose is to examine children’s knowledge of language. I think its main purpose is to grade children’ 19 more words


A Great Big Cuddle by Michael Rosen, Illustrated by Chris Riddell

Two of the biggest names in children’s publishing, Michael Rosen and Chris Riddell, come together in a new poetry collection.

The poems are child-centred, fun and infectious with their playful rhythm and repeated patterns. 110 more words

Picture Books