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National Stationery Week 2016: Thank You Thursday

It’s Thank You Thursday, so I’ve gotta share some of my favourite thank you cards with you! Growing up, I was always encouraged to write thank you notes and I think it’s something we forget about it as we get older – let’s bring it back! 34 more words



I love this book! It’s all about working together as a team. I would rate this book 3 stars out of 5 stars. It is suitable for age group 6+. 205 more words

Childrens - Rhyming

Illustrating our favourite poem from childhood.

I always found Roald Dahl’s stories and poems hilarious as a child and they still inspire me now. The illustrations by Quentin Blake are so well know it was hard not to be influenced by them when trying to illustrate a Roald Dahl poem. 13 more words


Ten literary devices. Or how to zhoosh up your creative writing.

Sit up straight. Eyes and ears facing forward, please. The teacher is IN.

The following is a list of basic literary devices. Literary devices? I know! 1,932 more words

"What a lot of hairy faced men there are around nowadays."

I was about 7 years old and up way past my bedtime. My sister, two years older than me and snoring loudly despite her lack of tonsils, was sleeping soundly in the bed adjacent to mine.  1,025 more words


Dragons Care

  • Who are the characters?
  • Why is the dragon pushing the boy’s wheelchair?
  • Where did the dragon come from?
  • How do the lady and the boy feel about the dragon?
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One hundred books to read. #94: The BFG

While following the usual Dahlian formula of good versus bad, the star of this story is the title character. 350 more words

One Hundred Books To Read