Reading is important for children; it teaches them numerous skills and life lessons whilst providing them with a magical escape. It is especially good as part of a bedtime routine as it allows them to relax […]
We are the music makers and we are the dreamers of dreams… but some dreams just wouldn’t be as good without funny, moving, beautiful or memorable bedtime stories to inspire them. If you’re on the hunt […]
While we’d all love to give our children whole fairytale castles and enchanted forests to play in, sometimes we have to accept the limitations of our living space. And when that living space is small, a […]
According to researchers, you can help your children become more successful readers by reading out loud to them from birth through their teen years and even when they are young adults. In addition, it is an […]
If you want your child to do well at school, then one of the best things you can do is to encourage a love of books. Children who read for pleasure on a regular basis […]
National Storytelling Week inspired us to add another subject to our blog – must read books. In the last blog post on this subject we looked at the Top 10 Must Read Books for Under 5’s. […]
I’LL TELL YOU A STORY This week is National Story Telling Week (28th January – 4th February) – an important week for children all over the UK. If your children are of school age, they’ve probably […]
Gender, race and sexuality are prevalent stereotypes in children’s fiction, from picture books to young adult fiction. The books we read in our formative years continue to shape the people we grow up to be and set the foundations for the social norms we take into adulthood.