How are the preparations going? With the new term approaching, many of you (myself included) have little ones who are starting school. By now, you may have got the uniform, labelled it even (not me I hasten to add; I wish I was more organised), but it’s worth...read more
What do you do if reading is the last thing on your children's mind over the summer holiday? So, the summer holidays are almost upon us. We’ve endured (of course I mean ‘enjoyed’) the school play; stood for hours through sports’ day longing for a cup of tea and a...read more
Help your kids ace their next spelling test with these simple ideas. So this weekend saw my son bring home his 30th spelling test of the year – or it felt like that anyway. He’s a pretty good speller and generally learns them just by writing them out which is quite a...read more
If you're a teacher, school librarian or parent to a reluctant reader then try out some of these ideas to get your kids reading! A few little tricks I have learnt over the past few years, particularly for engaging teenage boys. Teachers and parents alike often feel...read more
If you're wondering how to ensure that your child loves reading as much as you do, the answer may be far simpler than you think... My latest facebook quote for GKR shared the inspirational words of novelist Emilie Bechwald: 'Children are made readers on the laps of...read more
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