“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!”
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NEW ACTIVITY PAGES AND TOP 10 PICTUREBOOKS 2019
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.
Our focus book is A Great Big Cuddle by Michael Rosen and Chris Riddell. Full of rhyme, humour and fun this would make a fantastic gift for under fives.
“It’s not just the title that resonates with children there are some really great poems in this collection, and I have loved sharing them with George aged two.” Jennie
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
Our first review is about Corey’s Rock, Sita Brahmachari, illus. Jane Ray
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…