Child Safety Week 4th – 10th June 2018

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“Child Safety Week is run by Child Accident Prevention Trust to raise awareness of the risks of child accidents and how they can be prevented. They provide a range of resources to help practitioners run local activities and events and promote safety messages in a fun and engaging way.” We’re looking forward to supporting their campaign by sharing details about how to get involved. Click here to access to a free action pack for lots of ideas about how engage with parents and families in your area.

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Book Review: Storytelling and Story-Reading in Early Years — Red Reading Hub

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Storytelling and Story-Reading in Early Years Mary Medlicott Jessica Kingsley Publishers That Mary Medicott, herself a professional storyteller and trainer, is passionate about the power of story is evident in this her latest book. Like myself she believes that story time is for young children THE most important learning experience we offer them and should […]

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Youth Services Book Review: Llama Llama Loves to Read

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Llama Llama Loves to Read – Anna Dewdney and Reed Duncan, illustrated by J.T. Morrow, Viking, (9780670013975), 2018 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1- 5 (5 is excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre: Picture Book What did you like about the book? This book in the beloved Llama Llama series is a […]

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Youth Services Book Review: Poe Won’t Go

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Poe Won’t Go – Written by Kelly DiPucchio, Illustrated by Zachariah Ohora, Disney Hyperion, (9781484790595), 2018 Format: Paperback galley Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre: Picture book What did you like about the book? A huge sad elephant named Poe is sitting smack dab in the middle of the road […]

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Book Review: AdoraBULL — Red Reading

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AdoraBULL Alison Donald and Alex Willmore Maverick Arts Publishing Alison Donald and Alex Willmore have created a lovely book based on a misunderstanding by one of the main characters. Tom and Alfred are the best of friends sharing everything and totally inseparable until Tom starts school, leaving Alfred with little to do but remain at […]

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Book Review: Kaya’s Heart Song — Red Reading Hub

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Kaya’s Heart Song Diwa Tharan Sanders and Nerina Canzi Lantana Publishing From the cover illustration it’s evident that the little girl – her name is Kaya and she lives in the Malaysian rainforest– is truly savouring the moment. As the story begins Kaya observes her mother sitting yoga style and humming. “Mama, what are you […]

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Book Review: Spyder — Red Reading Hub

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Spyder Matt Carr Scholastic Children’s Books Meet Spyder, reputedly the world’s smallest secret agent and penthouse flat resident at No. 7 Fleming Road wherein a special birthday is about to be celebrated. Suddenly, as the agent has just settled down for a spot of reading she receives an urgent call from HQ. Instantly, or almost […]

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