“The Lovemybooks website is a brilliant resource of both fun and educational activities” Sarah, parent
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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 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 ACTIVITY PAGES
Our focus book is The Glassmaker’s Daughter by Dianne Hofmeyr, illustrated by Jane Ray
A wealthy glassmaker, worried about his miserable daughter, offers a glass palace to anyone who can make her smile. Many try but they all fail until a young glassmaker comes up with a great idea.
This is a well told story in fairy tale style about finding happiness within ourselves. The beautiful illustrations are likely to inspire children’s own artwork.
Reading with children is one of the most important things you can do – as parent, grandparent, carer, teacher, teaching assistant or volunteer Find out more …
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…