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Much more than children’s stories

Boolino is more than a website about children’s and young adult books. Discover in our blog advice about how to foster reading habits and much more.

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June Book Lovers Interview

As it's June, and summer should be coming... we thought we would feature our own little ray of sunshine, Boolino Friend and blogger, Emma Jane Mackay.

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Blogging for fun!  · 

Celebrating Father's Day

After our post on Superhero Dad recently, we felt inspired to talk more about fictional dads! So we compiled our list of top dad's in children's books to share with you all this Father's Day!

Guest Bloggers  · 

To read or not to read. Looking for compromises.

We were very pleased to be contacted recently by Alya Khomenok, a young writer from Belarus who now lives in Minsk with her husband and two daughters. Alya studied law, but fell in love with ...

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Boolino book review - The Snugglewump

Does this sound familiar - that one toy that you couldn’t be parted from, it’s old and ugly and could do with a wash, but you just can’t bear to be without it?

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Children & kids Books

20 Years of Harry Potter

25 june 2017

20 Years of Harry Potter

Can you believe it’s been 20 years since JK Rowling blessed us with the first book in what would become the biggest selling children’s book series of all time? We certainly can’t! Up and down ...

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Boolino book review - Wishker

11 june 2017

Boolino book review - Wishker

This is a story about a magic wish granting cat. It teaches children that saying yes to everything perhaps isn’t such a good idea after all! So, if you have a little one that thinks life is unfair ...

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Guest Bloggers

Being Bilingual

8 june 2017

Being Bilingual

¿Qué es lo mejor de ser bilingüe? What’s the best part about being bilingual? Well for starters, you wouldn’t need to translate that question; it would have come naturally to you! Being bilingual ...

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Thanks to the Dads!

4 june 2017

Thanks to the Dads!

Father’s Day is just around the corner, and we’ve got a brilliant picture book that's perfect for celebrating top dads!

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Children & kids Books

Book Lovers Interview

28 may 2017

Book Lovers Interview

This months Book Lovers Interview features blogger and Boolino Friend, Becca Farrelly. We asked Becca our ten probing questions to find out a bit more about her reading habits as a child. 

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Blogging for fun!

Reading Ideas

23 may 2017

Reading Ideas

This week we decided to write a post inspired by our Pinterest board - Reading Ideas. We’ve been scrolling through the Pinter-verse looking out for pins with suggestions for how to encourage ...

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Education

Exam Fever

21 may 2017

Exam Fever

First, take a deep breath! The most important thing is to do what works for you. There are lots of different suggestions for how to revise and prepare for exams but no two people are ever the ...

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