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Reading Promotion

These badges which promote reading were available to collect in my childhood.  I still had a few in my collection but topped them up with extras bought from ebay.  76 more words

Children's Books

Boys Reading


Came across this article in the Times Educational Supplement.  Firstly praise for Gareth Summers who took the time to find out what the boys were interested in and doing something about it. 237 more words

Children's Books

Power of Story

All librarians know the power of a story; that’s what our job enforces.

We all know that reading for pleasure/enjoyment is the secret to attainment for any child, no matter what social background they come from. 241 more words

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The Spy Who Loved School Dinners - Pamela Butchart

Another new addition for our library.  The winner of the Blue Peter Book Award 2015, it’s the second book in a series and full of fun. 92 more words

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Book Review: Jonny Jakes Investigates the Hamburgers of Doom by Malcom Judge

Published June 2015 by Curious Fox.

Publisher’s Synopsis: Meet Jonny Jakes, undercover reporter for banned school newspaper The Woodford Word. Nothing will stop his pursuit of the truth. 496 more words

Modern Classic Graphica: The Alchemist

I’m not one to seek out graphic novels. I don’t have something against them, they’re just not something I’m used to reading. Even as a kid, I never sought out comic books and I was “forced” to read my first graphic novel as part of a course (it was… 521 more words