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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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Decimals and Percentages workbook

Just over a month ago I wrote a post about what is included in the Schofield & Sims Fraction workbook so I thought I would follow up that post with one about what is included in the Understanding Maths: Decimals … Continue reading

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The World of Vikings. Book Review

I thought we were done with Vikings. Like Done, finished, ticked the box, time to move onto other sections of History (because let’s be honest a large portion of last year was all about Vikings – Viking Fiction, Vikings in … Continue reading

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Animal Diaries

On a recent library trip we spotted an interesting looking book Shark (Animal Diaries) and with my son’s current fascination of sharks we immediately borrowed it.  It is such a brilliant book that I have since gone back and borrowed … Continue reading

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Reading on the Underground

Yesterday we went into London for a special exhibit which for us means about an hour commute – one train and then the underground (tube).  The whole way there my daughter read her book – well with a few breaks … Continue reading

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Winter of the Wolves – Anglo-Saxon Fiction

I recently mentioned that my kids have become fascinated by the Anglo-Saxon time period.  And if there is one thing I learnt last year it was the power of finding good Historical Fiction books for the kids to read.  A … Continue reading

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Born Free Books

Earlier this week my son discovered our 3 Born Free books and he adores them.  I came downstairs one morning to find him totally mesmerized by the story.  And he did not want to do anything except for read the … Continue reading

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