Book Review: Oskar Can … ~ Red Reading Hub

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Oskar Can … Britta Teckentrup Prestel This blog has been a fan of Oskar, Britta’s little raven character from his first appearance a couple of years ago. Now he’s back in a celebration of all the things he can do. His achievements are diverse and beautifully visualised in a series of very amusing scenes of […]

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Sneak peak: Maverick Early Readers hit 80 titles! — Maverick Childrens Books

The Maverick Early Readers scheme is growing by leaps and bounds! To add to our list of 70 Early Readers we are announcing the publication of 10 more titles on January 28th. These include titles from the orange, turquoise, purple, gold and white bands Here is a sneaky peek at the covers! Visit out…

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Youth Services Book Review: Benji, the Bad Day and Me

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Benji, the Bad Day and Me by Sally J. Pla, illustrated by Ken Min. Lee & Low Books, 9781620143452, 2018. Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre: Picture book What did you like about the book? Sammy is having the worst day ever and when he gets home, soaking […]

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Youth Services Book Review: Big Box, Little Box

Big Box, Little Box – Caryl Hart, illustrated by Edward Underwood, Bloomsbury, 9781681197869, c2017, 2018 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre: Picture book What did you like about the book? This utterly adorable but merrily minor book introduces us to a box-obsessed cat. Hart explores the […]

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Book review: Not Yet a Yeti / Froggy Day — Red Reading Hub

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Not Yet a Yeti Lou Treleaven and Tony Neal Maverick Publishing High up in the snowy mountains live George and his family. All George’s family are yetis: “When will I be a yeti?” the little creature asks. Having consulted in turn, his grandfather, his dad, his big sister and his mum, George concludes that he […]

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Early childhood provision: are we moving forward, backward – or both? — IOE LONDON BLOG

Helen Penn. The Labour party manifesto brings in a new policy on early education and childcare. It extends the government’s 30 hours of free childcare programme to the parents of all two-, three- and four-year-olds and improves the training of childcare workers. How new or radical is this policy? Can it deliver? In my new […]

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Giraffe Problems – Youth Services Book Review

Giraffe Problems– Jory John, Illustrated by Lane Smith. Random House, 2018. 9781524772031. Format: Hardcover. Rating:1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre: Picture Book What did you like about the book? Edward the Giraffe is very self-conscious about his neck. He admires the necks of his fellow animals (the lion’s neck is “adorned with a […]

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