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#1042 – My Grandparents Love Me by Claire Freedman and Judi Abbot

‘Tis the season for holiday books. Way more than I could ever review, but enough sent in to delight my dear readers. From this day on, until Christmas, every creative’s name with be followed with a holiday story. 483 more words

Children's Books

Adam models a fab prize for Timmy Failure fans

Ever since Adam wrote “the Timmy Failure books” in our library request book they have become a must-buy every time a new one comes out. 299 more words


To read or not to read - four recommendations for adult reluctant readers

Last Thursday I was at a book launch chatting with a friend who told me that her husband NEVER reads. She’s tried everything. Her husband was there, and happily joined in the conversation – he’s a highly qualified accountant in his mid fifties and they have two bookworm sons.  418 more words


#1022 – How to Track a Truck by Jason Carter Eaton and John Rocco

How to Track a Truck
Written by Jason Carter Eaton
Illustrated by John Rocco
Candlewick Press   9/27/2016
32 pages    Ages 4—8

“DO YOU LIKE TRUCKS? 742 more words

Children's Books

Prankenstein On Tour

Prankenstein On Tour

by Andy Seed

The third instalment of this fantastic series is finally here! Soapy Thompson’s dad wins a world cruise for a family of five and Soapy convinces his parents that best friends, Arvo and Loogi should come along to stop him going mad with boredom.As they cruise past the East coast of Africa there is a great commotion in the dead of night and Soapy discovers that pirates have boarded the ship and taken two hostages – his parents – and are demanding GBP1m in cash. 374 more words

How to Engage Young Readers

The second week of November is National Young Readers Week. During this week, teachers, administrators, parents, and others involved in the lives of young children are encouraged to set an example by taking time out of the day to read. 769 more words

Parent Education

#1002 – Jack Death by M. L. Windsor

Jack Death
Series: Jack Death, Book 1
Written by M. L. Windsor
Illustrated by Chris Ewald
Creston Books 9/01/2016
165 pages Ages 8—12 780 more words