Posts Tagged ‘books for kids’

Why are Underpants so hilarious?

Oct 20 2014

Not many book series can be as quirky and as funny at the same time and have a long shelf time in children’s home libraries. But the Aliens Love Underpants series from bestselling and award-winning duo Claire Freedman and Ben Cort certainly can. Underpants are guaranteed a laugh whether you are a primary school child, teenager or a parent. Why do we find underpants so hilarious?

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Best Children’s Dog Books

Apr 09 2014

Over the years my son and I have read so many books and we grew fonder and fonder of books starring dogs in particular. Here is the list of the Best Children’s Dog Books published in the United Kingdom.

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Top children’s book: The princess and the pig

Nov 11 2012

The princess and the pig recently published by PanMacmillan is one of the best stories I have read in years. Forget about fairytales and princess’ dream worlds… this story brings us back to reality and shows how much nicer it is to live a simple life surrounded by loving parents no matter what their wealth is. Absolutely brilliant!

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Win 1 of 3 copies of David Walliams’ new kids’ novel ‘Ratburger’

Oct 12 2012

Ratburger is the fifth screamingly funny novel from David Walliams, number one bestseller and fastest growing children’s author in the country.

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42% OF CHILDREN LOSE INTEREST IN READING BY 11

Jun 26 2012

Teachers are increasingly worried as children prefer internet over reading. ‘Twilight effect’ is attributed to two thirds of girls reading fantasy novels. More than a third of children (42%) are likely to have turned off reading for pleasure before they reach secondary school age (11), according to new teacher research recently released.

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