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Getting to know Farmer Falgu

This month we have been introduced to the wonderful books from the Farmer Falgu series. We caught up with the author, Chitra Soundar, to find out how Farmer Falgu has been bringing ...

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The January Blues

6 january 2017

The January Blues

According to the Urban Dictionary, the January blues is the “funk” you enter into when the holiday season is over. It starts on 2nd January and can last until at least February. It's not surprising ...

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World Braille Day

3 january 2017

World Braille Day

Did you know that 4th January is World Braille Day? It celebrates the birth of Louis Braille, inventor of the reading and writing system used by millions of blind and partially sighted people ...

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Reluctant Resolutions

30 december 2016

Reluctant Resolutions

2016 is coming to an end, and now it’s time to look to the new year. Have you made any resolutions for 2017? If you have some reluctant readers in your house, reading more as a family might ...

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A Very Peculiar Christmas!

9 december 2016

A Very Peculiar Christmas!

Have you ever wondered about Christmas facts, stories and legends from around the world? Like why is Santa’s suit red and white, what is the snow in the snow globe made from and who is the terrifying ...

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Tea Time!

22 november 2016

Tea Time!

There are many things that go well together. Spring and daffodils, summer and ice-cream, autumn and conkers and of course winter and hot drinks!

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Winter Wildlife

18 november 2016

Winter Wildlife

We know lots of animals like to hibernate for the winter, but what of those that don’t? How do they adjust to the chilly temperatures and find shelter from the rain?

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Snow and Ice

15 november 2016

Snow and Ice

What is snow, why does it fall from the sky and where does it come from? Sometimes it gets really slippery outside, and people need to be careful walking around. Why is that?

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Polar Bears

11 november 2016

Polar Bears

Do you know what polar bears do when winter comes? They hibernate! They hibernate until spring comes back. Wouldn't it be wonderful if we could go to sleep and wake up with spring's new sunshine? 

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Reasons we love Staying in on a Winter's Night

8 november 2016

Reasons we love Staying in on a Winter's Night

Days are getting shorter, it gets dark outside way too early, and winter is just around the corner. Summer's over, let's face it! But with the cold weather also comes good opportunities. Staying ...

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