Posts Tagged ‘books’

Book review: Making Stuff for Kids

Jul 21 2012

This book is certainly one of my favourite art & craft books I have ever come across.

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Book review: Todo in Tuscany

Jul 13 2012

Todo in Tuscany is about how a couple not only had the Dream, as many of us do, of starting an exciting new life abroad but how they actually did it (they bought a villa near the beautiful walled city of Lucca inTuscany in 2007, while maintaining and running their UK-based business). What they hadn’t planned on was buying a house … with a dog attached.

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Win 1 of 5 Lunchtime books by Rebecca Cobb

Jun 30 2012

Lunchtime? I’m far too busy having fun! It’s lunchtime for one little girl, but she’s just not hungry. A visiting crocodile, bear and wolf, however, are starving. It’s just as well that children taste revolting!
A beautifully illustrated tale of food, friendship and fun.

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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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GREYHOUND BARKS AT No.10 TO LAUNCH BOOK

Jun 25 2012

A Greyhound called Danny recently visited 10 Downing Street to raise awareness about the benefits of children reading to dogs.

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