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Documentary // The Marvellous World of Roald Dahl

In true sunday morning style, I spent the early hours of yesterday wrapped up in my dressing gown with a cup of coffee and a good documentary. 264 more words

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Sometimes I’m sad and I don’t know why. Michael Rosen children's Sad Book

Michael Rosen’s Sad Book:

Anatomy of Loss, Illustrated by Quentin Blake

“Sometimes I’m sad and I don’t know why.

It’s just a cloud that comes along and covers me up.” 727 more words

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So you think you can't draw?

“I can’t draw” is the biggest lie I have ever heard. I believe everyone can draw. To draw simply means (according to dictionary.com) to sketch in lines or words. 451 more words

“Matilda” by Roald Dahl

Yes it’s a children’s book, Emma was surprised I hadn’t read it, but then it first appeared after my childhood had finished, unlike “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory… 245 more words

5 Star Review

What we're reading: A horrible boy and a slightly annoying elephant

I am a complete bookworm (in my “spare time” I work in publishing), and my favourite part of the day is reading to my children… 1,007 more words

Parenting

Fri-Dahl Reads... Matilda!

Unless you’re living on the moon, you may have seen us mention that the 2016 Summer Reading Challenge is Roald Dahl themed; produced by the Reading Agency, delivered by libraries and this year working in partnership with the author’s estate to celebrate 100 years since his birth in 1916. 707 more words

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