The Books I Read {2021}

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Each year I do a roundup of the books I’ve read to give you some inspiration. Most of the books I read I really enjoy but every so often I get one that just doesn’t do anything for me. This post includes all of them so you know which to read and maybe which to avoid too! So here are all the books I read in 2021:

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Help Children to Cope with Change with Bracky Builds A New Den | AD

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As a family we love books and over the years we have bought books to help the children with a lot of different life changes from toilet training to starting school. There are books to help with getting a new sibling, losing a relative or pet, moving house and so many other topics but the one thing they have in common is that they’re always a really good way of helping explain often difficult or unsettling topics to a child.

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A Year of Nature Craft and Play

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A Year of Nature Craft and Play is a new activity book by Becky Goddard-Hill and Catherine Hughes. Designed to inspire kids to get creative with nature, it’s filled with 52 crafts, gardening projects, games, art activities and science experiments to keep them busy all year.  Each activity uses materials that are easy to find in nature, so they’re low cost, eco-friendly and simple to organise.

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Back to School with The Phoenix Review

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Although our children love to read, I’m always looking for new ways to inspire their creativity and learn something new. We were recently sent a few issues of The Phoenix – a brilliant comic for children. It’s turned out to be the perfect thing for them to dip in and out of before and after school, especially when trying to get back into a good routine after the summer.

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Minecraft World Magazine Review | AD

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One thing that has come out of the pandemic for us is the children’s love of Minecraft. They discovered it pretty much a year ago and it’s always the first thing they want to play. But, in looking for ways to expand their love of Minecraft, so they could enjoy it both on screen and off, we discovered Minecraft World Magazine.

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Teaching Kids to be Kind to Strangers

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Create Your Own Kindness is a brand new activity book for 6-12 year olds from child therapist and wellbeing author Becky Goddard-Hill.

In her book she shares over 50 ways kids can learn to be kind to themselves, other people and to the wider world. Each activity is backed by science and research so children understand why it matters and how it works. 

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The Secret Lives of Two Googly-Eyed Cats Book Review

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It will come as no surprise to regular readers that LP and Little Man love books and nothing excites them more than getting a new book through the post. So when The Secret Lives of Two Googly-Eyed Cats by Henrietta Mackenzie arrived they wanted to read it straight away!

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The Books I Read {2020}

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Each year I try and read more and I also try and read more than the year before. This year I also made a decision that I would read every unread book in my house before reading anything else.

So here is what I read in 2020:

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