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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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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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Women's History Month Books

5 march 2017

Women's History Month Books

It's time for some Women's History! The following collection of books celebrates past and present women who have shaped the world!

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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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