WORLD AUTISM AWARENESS WEEK 2017

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Sharing information about World Autism Awareness Week 2017 which gets underway next week. Resources to get schools, employers and the local community involved can be found here – World Autism Awareness Week 27th March – 2nd April 2017.

 

Book Review: TRIANGLE

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Triangle Mac Barnett and Jon Klassen Walker Books Knowledge of a friend’s ophidiophobia is in part, the driving force behind Triangle’s foray from his home in his triangular neighbourhood, across a barren place of rocky humps ‘They were shapes with no names’ Barnett informs us; and on through the place of squares – big, medium […]

via Triangle — Red Reading Hub – Jillrbennett’s Reviews of Children’s Books

Book Review: The Everywhere Bear

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The Everywhere Bear Julia Donaldson and Rebecca Cobb Macmillan Children’s Books Those of us who work with young children have probably had at some time, a travelling ted or other soft toy that either went home in a storysack, with each child in turn, together with a book for drawing/writing their experiences; or one that […]

via The Everywhere Bear — Red Reading Hub – Jillrbennett’s Reviews of Children’s Books

Sheep fun at the library via Maverick Books

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Granny Mutton author Amanda Brandon brought socks, scarves and sheep fun to Rayleigh Library recently. Children checked in for a morning of story-telling and crafts based on Amanda’s farmyard Granny Mutton Yarn series of picture books, plus a chance to see Granny’s famous 13ft long knitted scarf! Amanda whose latest book A Knit…

via SHEEP FUN AT THE LIBRARY! — Maverick Childrens Books

World Book Week 2017 via Clare Helen Welsh

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World Book Day shines a spotlight onto the subject of books and reading all over the world and this year I was lucky enough to spend the week with a large array of children and adults, many of them dressed as their favourite book characters! My first stop was St Cleer Primary School, who welcomed […]

via World Book Week 2017 — Clare Helen Welsh

Book Reviews: Quiet! / The Unexpected Visitor

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61ep1np4ealQuiet! Kate Alizadeh Child’s Play We join a small girl on an exciting auditory exploration of her (seemingly single-parent) family home. ‘Ssssh! Listen, what’s that noise?’ is her invitation as we follow her from room to room. Staring in the kitchen there’s the bubble bubble of the pan rattling on the cooker, the hummmmmmmm of […]

via Quiet! / The Unexpected Visitor — Red Reading Hub – Jillrbennett’s Reviews of Children’s Books

Book Review: Let’s Find Fred

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Let’s Find Fred Steven Lenton Scholastic It’s early evening in Garden City Zoo; all the animals are snuggled up ready for sleep, all that is except one. Fred is anything but ready for his bedtime story; in fact he’s off on an adventure … albeit with zookeeper Fred on his trusty old motor scooter, […]

via Let’s Find Fred — Red Reading Hub – Jillrbennett’s Reviews of Children’s Books