Recommended reading from November

The One-Stop Story shop by Tracey Corderoy, illustrated by Tony Neal A lovely story about knights, friendship, stories and ferrets. It would be great way of introducing Early Years/ Key Stage 1 to the concept of genres within stories. The peril is mild and and all ends happily. As is also the case with... Supertato: … Continue reading Recommended reading from November

Recommended reading from early Autumn

I managed to read a few more long ones more recently - and at least I had a bit more choice having finally posted the celebrity authors article I had been working on for ages! (find it here at: ). But on to new stuff.... Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery ...well, new … Continue reading Recommended reading from early Autumn

Recommended reading from July

Another cracking month with the odd tear-jerker in amongst the general silliness. My Worst Book Ever by Allan Ahlberg, illustrated by Bruce Ingham An entertaining book about the process of writing, illustrating and publishing itself. This would be a great book to introduce children what goes into producing a book, but is equally enjoyable in … Continue reading Recommended reading from July

Recommended reading from June

Read the Book, Lemmings! by Ame Dyckman, illustrated by Zachariah OHora A very entertaining picture book with adorable illustrations, based on the premise that lemmings don't hurl themselves off cliffs...but has anyone let the lemmings know that? There are positive messages about the power of teamwork and the importance of literacy, but they underpin the … Continue reading Recommended reading from June

Recommended reading from May

What Ever After: Sink or Swim by Sarah Mlynowski An entertaining read, this would be a good addition to the 'Fractured Fairy Tales' genre for those who have grown out of Laurence Anholt's Seriously Silly Stories series. This one is based on The Little Mermaid, whilst others re-tell Snow White, Cinderella and others. Through The … Continue reading Recommended reading from May