Tag Archives: Booklists

Godwit 4BBRW

Did you all catch the news of the godwit who flew 7500 miles over the course of 11 days, from Alaska to New Zealand?  It is one of four tha [...]

Top dogs: the eyes have it…

The 26th August is International Dog Day.  Here is a look at two favourite picture books which share my personal Top Dog prize. Lily takes [...]

Useful booklists

We had some students in the Centre recently looking for picture books that they could use to enrich a music lesson. You can search our catal [...]

Science through story

Our latest booklist is a catalogue of good quality picture books that would enrich many a science topic.      Click here for the full lis [...]

Recommended books for challenging transphobia

Wednesday 17th May 2017 was International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia and I was fortunate enough to join the related se [...]

Brilliant books for Autism Awareness Week

March 27th to 2nd April 2017 is School’s Autism Awareness Week. The National Autistic Society has free teacher resource packs from Ear [...]

May is National Share-a-Story Month

  May is National Share-a-Story Month (NSSM), an annual celebration of storytelling and story sharing. NSSM was founded by the Federati [...]

Books for Holocaust Memorial Day 2016

Today (January 27th) is Holocaust Memorial Day, the day when we remember all those affected by the Holocaust, Nazi Persecution and subseque [...]

Challenging stereotypes through fairy tales

    Ensuring that the books we share with children include characters which represent our diverse world can be difficult when it comes to [...]

Books featuring LGBT characters

February is LGBT History Month and I thought that I would take this opportunity to recommend a few children’s books featuring LGBT cha [...]

Great books to read aloud

It’s National Storytelling Week (Jan 31st to Feb 7th 2015) so why not mark this event with your class by settling down with a book and [...]

The CLPE’s Core Booklist is now available for free online

The Centre for Literacy in Primary Education’s (CLPE) Core Booklist is a selection of carefully chosen texts for teachers to use when [...]
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