Child Safety Week 4th – 10th June 2018

 

“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.

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 […]

via Storytelling and Story-Reading in Early Years — Red Reading Hub – Jillrbennett’s Reviews of Children’s Books

Event: London Bridge City Summer Festival 19th July, 1.30pm – 2.15pm ~ Lou Trealeaven reads Letter to Pluto.

Lou Treleaven will be reading Letter to Pluto to children from Snowsfield Primary School as part of the London Bridge City Summer Festival at the lawn library, Hay’s Galleria on Wednesday July 19th from 1:30 to 2:15pm.

via Lou Treleaven will be reading at the London Bridge City Summer Festival, 19th July, 1:30 to 2:15pm! — Maverick Childrens Books

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

Sheep fun at the library via Maverick Books

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

How do you do Mr. Gnu? By Billy Coughlan and Maddie Frost

A beautiful envelope arrived… and a gold card fluttered out.. an invitation to tea WITH THE QUEEN! But will Mr Gnu learn some manners in time for the big day? Find out on the 28th March! Here’s a sneaky peek of a very special story…

via Can a Gnu with no manners take tea with the Queen? — Maverick Childrens Books