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Magical Myths and Legends Review

When I first heard about the Magical Myths and Legends book I immediately asked if we could review it.  Two reasons really, firstly Michael Morpurgo – really that is enough for us.  We are HUGE fans of his work and … Continue reading

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Books Everywhere

Sometimes I feel like we just have books everywhere.  They are often piled up high next to the couch, on the couch, scattered on the floor in the kids play area, in their bedroom and even on our kitchen table.  … Continue reading

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Victorian Railways

My daughter recently borrowed a number of Victorian books from the library and she is loving them.  But as much as she is finding History interesting, her younger brother is just not that interested.  He is definitely more interested in … Continue reading

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New Resources

I get ridiculously giddy with excitement when we get some new resources (yes I am not joking – lets just call it a side-effect of being a home-educating mom).  I don’t buy all of our resources upfront I tend to … Continue reading

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Knock Knock Joke Book for the family

My daughter has always struggled with humour, she does not always understand it and as a result can get very frustrated.  So we wanted to try to help her a bit by introducing her to some jokes at home, explaining … Continue reading

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Riddle of the Runes Review

We have been reading a lot of Viking books lately (fictional and factual) but my daughter did point out a few weeks ago that the women Vikings are never the main characters.  Which was true until now.  Oxford University Press … Continue reading

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Free book activities from the Oxford University Press website

I have mentioned a few times that we have two little bookworms in our house – they love their books and I love encouraging their reading and finding fun activities based on books that they have enjoyed.  We were recently … Continue reading

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