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Removing the Barriers to Reading

Removing the Barriers to Reading is my top pick for The Bath Children’s Literature Festival this year. The panel includes publisher Barrington Stoke, Dyslexia Action and author Tony Bradman. 491 more words

Captain Underpants' new release

Yes, the most contested children’s book series has a new release : Captain Underpants and the Sensational Saga of Sir Stinks-A-Lot by Dave Pilkey. This is a series that many reluctant readers love and their parents, well, would rather do without. 92 more words

Captain Underpants

Removing the Barriers to Reading

Removing the Barriers to Reading is my top pick for The Bath Children’s Literature Festival this year. The panel includes publisher Barrington Stoke, Dyslexia Action and author Tony Bradman. 490 more words

Moone Boy

WH Smith were promoting this book half price, so I thought I’d give it a try.

Written by Chris O’Dowd, from the telly, and friend Nick Vincent-Murphy, it’s the story of boy who is fed up being surrounded by girls; him being the only boy in the family. 104 more words

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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

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Boys Reading

https://www.tes.co.uk/news/school-news/breaking-views/harness-power-manga-get-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

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Recommended by students

It has been a long time since I delved into my favourite type of book: books that kids love. It has been a complete treat to be able to read some extremely entertaining books, on the premise that as a teacher I should probably 1) be aware of what my students enjoy reading, and 2) be able to share this knowledge with my more reluctant readers. 767 more words

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