“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 was central to our programme during Lockdown to support families whilst children were at home.” Julian Grenier, Nursery Head teacher
LOVEMYBOOKS IS FIVE YEARS OLD !
Our website has grown from strength to strength and Lovemybooks is used by families, schools, Early Years’ settings and libraries from over the world with 250,000 visitors and over 1m page visits in 5 years.
Thanks to everyone who has supported us including children, families, contributors and our wonderful patrons
HOW TO USE LOVEMYBOOKS
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. Read more…
HOME LEARNING WITH LOVEMYBOOKS
See our ideas for Weblinks and video links for home learning. See our 7-11 pages for many books with downloadable activity books
NEW ON THE WEBSITE
MAKE A SHADOW PUPPET THEATRE
A shadow puppet theatre doesn’t take long to make and creates many opportunities for acting out stories and having fun with books. See here
NEW ACTIVITY PAGES
OUR BOOK IN FOCUS IS HOORAY FOR FISH BY LUCY COUSINS
In this bright colourful board book little fish introduces us to his under-sea world. We meet an amazing array of fish with many different colours, shapes and patterns. The rhythm, repetition, rhyme and word play make this great fun to share again and again.
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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…