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Young Adults

Schools out for summer!

The school holidays are finally here, and that means six whole weeks of reading whatever you want! There’s no one telling you to write an analysis on a chapter, or asking you to share your thoughts ...

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Children & kids Books  · 

Children's Fears

Does your child have a specific fear? Can he sleep at night? Is it because of the monster under his bed? We have the best books to make your child understand their fears whether imaginative or ...

Education  · 

Inspiring and Empowering Reluctant Readers

Last week, we focused on ABC’s and phonics and the important role they play in helping children excel in school and later in life. This month, we focus our attention on the topic of reluctant ...

News & press  · 

School's Out and Friendship is In

New month, new topic! During July we are choosing to celebrate friendship month. Who doesn’t love July? It’s part of the summer holidays. Summer holidays that are spent with friends, going out ...

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Summer reading activities

16 july 2017

Summer reading activities

Today’s blog features some fun activities to do this summer holiday, that can help encourage children to keep up their reading during the break from school. Studies have shown that literacy levels ...

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Education

Practice makes perfect

13 july 2017

Practice makes perfect

This month we wanted to tell you about the brilliant Early Readers collection from Maverick Children's Books. They have created 40 titles that have been book banded for guided reading according ...

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Guest Bloggers

Bloodthirsty Space Pirates!

12 july 2017

Bloodthirsty Space Pirates!

Brother Jonas burst into the room, clutching a long metal lance-like device. His eyes were wide with panic. ‘We’re under attack,’ he wheezed. ‘Father Pius wants everyone in the tech-library.’ ‘Under ...

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Children & kids Books

Craft Books for Children

10 july 2017

Craft Books for Children

Making something with your hands is always a good game. In the digital age, crafts for kids are still all the rage. And they have been shown to encourage creativity and concentration and promote ...

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Children & kids Books

Board Books

9 july 2017

Board Books

This week we thought we would feature a selection of board books on the blog. These books are great for little people as it doesn’t matter if they turn a page too quickly, have a quick chew on ...

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Children & kids Books

Book review - Bring Me The Head of Ivy Pocket

6 july 2017

Book review - Bring Me The Head of Ivy Pocket

Ivy is up to her old tricks again trying to outrun Miss Always in her fight to save Rebecca from Prospa House and rescue Anastasia Radcliff from a fate worse than death. But why is she suddenly ...

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Guest Bloggers

Your Bedtime Story Questions Answered

5 july 2017

Your Bedtime Story Questions Answered

Since launching Storytime Magazine, we’ve been asked lots of questions by parents who are unsure of the what, when, why and how of reading bedtime stories to their children. Here, we answer 5 ...

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Children & kids Books

Summer reading

2 july 2017

Summer reading

As the summer holidays are just around the corner, we thought we would pick out four books that would be great for holiday reading. Each book has a different theme, but incorporates something ...

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Children & kids Books

June Book Lovers Interview

28 june 2017

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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