Posts Tagged ‘children’s books’ reviews’

Early readers should be taught meaning, not sound

Jan 30 2013

Children would find it much easier to learn to read and write if they were first taught how the English language works and what words mean, rather than trying to sound out words.

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Great new books for children

Jan 30 2013

Here is a selection of great new books for children selected by London Mums.

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Book review: Wherever My Wellies Take Me by Michael and Clare Morpurgo

Jan 27 2013

Where My Wellies Take Me is a collection of favourite poetry chosen by former children’s laureate Michael and Clare Morpurgo. Woven around the poetry selection is the story of Pippa, who loves to stay with her Aunty Peggy in the Devon countryside. The book features illustrations from Olivia Lomenech Gill.

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The Witch and the Dog

Dec 31 2012

Another brilliant book by Sue McMillan. The Witch and the Dog is a laugh out loud story about etiquette. Can a charming witch called Daphne change Harry from a messy, mannerless mutt into a polished pooch?

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George and the Knight

Dec 29 2012

George and the Knight is an entertaining new take on the classic dragon myth. George, a cowardly dragon finds his courage when a wicked knight threatens a little boy, Alric, his beloved friend.

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