There’s a Boy Just Like Me from Book People Review | AD

Last year Book People ran a competition for children to write a bedtime story. The winner having their book published as a picture book and illustrated by a professional children’s illustrator. The winner, Frasier Cox, created the story There’s a Boy Just Like Me. It’s been released today with proceeds going to Save the Children. What is There’s a Boy Just Like Me about? There’s a Boy Just Like Me…

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Tales of Bushey Lane Review | AD

LP and Little Man absolutely love to read but they also really love to share books with Dave and I, reading them together and making reading into an activity we can share. So when we were sent Tales of Bushey Lane to review LP and Little Man were quite excited – as it’s a book designed to assist people who are working with children and their families. Helping to effectively…

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Expanding our Reading Collection with The Book People | AD

LP and Little Man love to read – they take after Dave and I – and so we are forever buying new books for them. More often than not they would rather have a new book than a new toy and so, for a long time now, The Book People has been my first port of call when shopping for books online. LP has got to the stage now where…

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Learning New Words with Collins Children’s Dictionary and Thesaurus | …

LP absolutely loves school. She loves to read, loves to write and loves to learn. Although she is one of the youngest in her year she is keeping up with the class as far as her work is concerned. But, now she’s starting to ask us more questions – what specific words mean and how to spell different words. Because of this, I think the new Collins Children’s Dictionary and…

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Slod the Barbarian – A Tale of Teeth Cleaning! | AD

LP and Little Man love to read and we have read so many books together since becoming parents but I think Slod the Barbarian is one of the first we’ve read that has been created to help inspire children to look after their teeth – and it’s been recommended by the Oral Health Foundation too! Slod the Barbarian is beautifully illustrated, with full page watercolour artwork on every single page…

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Books to Help Children Understand their Emotions | AD

I know, from being a parent, how hard it is sometimes for children to understand how they’re feeling, to express themselves when they are experiencing a range of emotions and to even know how to deal with how they are feeling. There have been times when LP and Little Man have been so full of emotion where they have just broken down – screaming, crying, sobbing – because they don’t…

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Introducing the Green Bean Collection

LP and Little Man absolutely love to read – or to listen to stories – and books feature very heavily in our family routine, with so many being read every single day. Now that LP can read, and Little Man is swiftly following suit, they love to read by themselves but they still enjoy being read to, or reading together with Dave or I. They just love stories and get…

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