Tag Archives: Reviews

New EYS/KS1 inclusive picture book and an old favourite

        Some of our students have been looking at using children’s books during sessions on inclusion this week, and I have enj [...]

Book Review – Hell and High Water by Tanya Landman

Hell and High Water is one of those books where you’re desperate to get to the end so you can find out what happens, but then all of a [...]

A selection of new book recommendations from EYS to KS4

Early Years    Time Now to Dream by Timothy Knapman and Helen Oxenbury (ill.) (Walker Books) This story of two siblings facing their fears [...]

The Island by Olivia Levez

    The Island (Oneworld) is the debut title from UK author Olivia Levez and is aimed at ages 13+. I devoured this book in one sitti [...]

Christmas 2015 picks

There is always a lovely rush of Christmas themed titles published in the run up to the festive season and I wanted to point out a few par [...]

An Island Of Our Own by Sally Nicholls

‘  I took this new title from Sally Nicholls home to read yesterday and devoured it in one sitting! It is a fantastic read and one [...]

Book Review – Apple and Rain by Sarah Crossan

The latest title by Sarah Crossan, the author of The Weight of Water (winner of the UKLA Book Award 2013 ages 7-11) is a beautifully craft [...]

Book Review – Vango by Timothee de Fombelle

Looking for a summer read? Vango by French author Timothee de Fombelle (Walker Books) ticks all the boxes for a book to take on holiday. It [...]

CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal shortlist 2014

Kate Greenaway Medal Shortlist On the list for the Kate Greenaway illustrator award this year are: The Paper Dolls by Rebecca Cobb (illustra [...]

CILIP Carnegie Medal Shortlist 2014

Carnegie Medal Shortlist The shortlist for the children’s fiction book award was announced yesterday with some dark and disturbing th [...]
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