Tag Archives: children’s book

Way of the Waves – A Viking Mystery for Kids

Last year my kids were introduced to Alva – a feisty Viking girl who was brave but kind, not one to conform to the traditional views of girls and she even had a pet wolf. (Yes a pet wolf and … Continue reading

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Starting Year 7 – English Literature Ideas

As of September by daughter will technically be moving into Year 7 (the start of Secondary school in the UK). Over the past 6 months she has naturally started working on longer projects and reading more complex books both of … Continue reading

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Warrior Cats

Earlier this year (I think it was sometime in April) I borrowed the first Warrior Cats book for our local library thinking it might appeal to my daughter (she was ten at the time) but before she even had a … Continue reading

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Time Hunters. Fun adventure stories with a bit of History

I have mentioned a few times that my youngest is NOT as big a history fan as his older sister but he does like reading and I discovered with the How to Train Your Dragon books – if I find … Continue reading

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DK Insect Book

In May my son spotted this DK Insect book at our local library and we immediately borrowed it. It turned out to be a little gem of insect facts for my son. He has poured over this book, page by … Continue reading

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Warrior Monkeys – a fun read

Last week we received some books from Oxford University Press and included in our little parcel was Warrior Monkeys and the Volcano Adventure. My son picked it up and read it cover to cover. For me that is the magic … Continue reading

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The Story of the Second World War for Children. Book Review

I must admit I have been avoiding the World Wars with the kids purely because I think they are complex, scary topics and I want to do them justice but I also don’t want to cause nightmares. Recently my daughter … Continue reading

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