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Welcome to Lovemybooks

“The Lovemybooks website is a brilliant resource of both fun and educational activities” Sarah, parent

Everything I think is important about Lovemybooks is right there in its name!” SF Said, author

“This site is gold, such a rich resource for schools and parents, and the bodies behind the scenes are experts in their field” The Writing Web

“Lovemybooks is a treasure trove of well researched guidance on books and reading” Alex Law, Head teacher

Lovemybooks is full of creative resources to support home learning with over 220 activity pages based on great books (many with video read alouds). Our book linked creative activities include drawing, making, play, storytelling, poetry, games, writing, finding out and more.

See also our 7-11 pages for  downloadable activity booklets. We have also selected a number of other useful weblinks to support homelearning.

Our website brings together brilliant books with creative reading activities specially designed to engage and excite young children’s interest. Just click on a topic or age group, then click on a book to discover the activities.  Read more…

Welcome to our youngest reader and her parents! She is only two months old and ready to read her way through our Top 10 Books for Baby’s Bookshelf

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The Secret of the Tattered Shoes by Jackie Morris, illus. Ehsan Abdollahi Age 7-9

Based on The Twelve Dancing Princesses by the Brothers Grimm this version is part of publisher Tiny Owl’s ‘One story, Many Voices’ series. It is an exquisite book, beautifully written and with magical illustrations. It provides an optimistic, alternative ending to the story, with the soldier who solves the mystery of the princesses’ tattered shoes rejecting the harshness of the King and his court in favour of love and wisdom elsewhere.
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Topics and themes…
Our specially chosen books are arranged in topics and themes that young children love, with ideas for ways to share the books and lots of exciting things to do Read more…

Books for different age groups
Find books for children aged 0-3, 3- 5, 5-7, 7-11 Read more
Our Top 10 books…

Whether you want to find out about exciting new picture books, alphabet books, folk and fairy tales or story apps you’ll find them here in our Top 10 books sections Read more