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NEW ACTIVITY PAGES AND NEW TOP 10: BOOKS ABOUT CHILDREN IN CONFLICT
OUR READING YEAR 2019
Books and activities featured in our newsletter and on our website
Lovemybooks 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.
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ILLUSTRATOR IN FOCUS
Illustration from Mini Grey’s The Last Wolf.
Click here for more of Mini’s illustrations for The Last Wolf, to read her comments about the background to the book and to see our activity ideas.
We’re looking forward to Spring with our new focus book The Secret Sky Garden by Linda Sarah and Fiona Lumbers.
This is a delightful story about a little girl who creates a secret garden in a disused airport carpark and through this makes a new friend to share the experiences with. The book has lovely illustrations and the words and pictures show how natural beauty can transform neglected spaces.
NEW SECTION – FAMILY REVIEW PANEL
Our new section is devoted to your reviews. We’re inviting families to share a book together – read it aloud, talk about it, think about what they enjoyed about the story, illustrations or themes and tell us about the conversations the book prompted. We hope this will be a useful resource for other parent
This month’s review is about
This month’s review is Fantastically Great Women who made History by Kate Pankhurst.
We were very pleased to be interviewed by Just Imagine Story Centre for one of their
brilliant ‘In the Reading Corner’ magazine podcasts recently on the theme ‘Reading in the Early Years’.
Listen here to the whole programme, including our interview
Reading with children is one of the most important things you can do – as parent, grandparent, carer, teacher, teaching assistant or volunteer.
FIND OUT ABOUT OUR BOOKS IN DIFFERENT WAYS
I love books about…
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…
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…
Books for different age groups
Find books for children aged 0-3, 3- 6+ Read more
Novels 6+ section
In response to your requests, we’re delighted to introduce a new section for children 6 and over. Here you will find a range of wonderful novels for reading aloud and sharing with your child including activity ideas, things to talk about and useful links too. Read more…