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What’s Where in the World. Informative and eye-catching book

Last year my son spotted a very well-read (trying to be polite for scruffy and torn) book in our local library and immediately was totally engrossed with it. So he borrowed the book and kept renewing it for as long … Continue reading

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In search of the ultimate home education resource

Is there really a golden home education resource that everyone must have? When I first started home education I used to wish for such a resource, I would read reviews after reviews searching but now 8 years later, I don’t … Continue reading

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The Sea Book – a library gem

On a recent trip to our local library my son spotted this book The Sea Book and he immediately loved it. And when he showed me the book I have to admit I was impressed with everything about this little … Continue reading

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WW1 fiction for kids

We like finding historical fiction books and since we have been reading quite a bit about the First World War I thought I would share two WW1 fictional stories that the kids have recently read and enjoyed. The first is … Continue reading

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The Battle of Passchendaele – a WW1 book

One of our current background topics is World War 1. (I say background topic because the kids read a bit about it, have a break then come back and do something, have a break and so on – it seems … Continue reading

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Key Stage 3 Collins History Books

I wrote last year about the¬†two Collins Key Stage 3 History books that my daughter bought after spotting them in a local bookstore. We started using the first one as her main History book but I kept feeling like I … Continue reading

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Book Presents

I love giving books as Christmas presents so sticking with my tradition I have already found a few which are going to be under the Christmas tree this year. We are going through a bit of an Art Phase at … Continue reading

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