Is That you Wolf? By Cat’s Pyjamas & Steve Cox

Little Piglet is sure that there is a wolf hiding on the farm. He bravely searches through haystacks and hen houses, wanting to keep his farmyard friends safe but sure that the wolf is watching him. Are you as brave as little piglet? This innovative book invites the reader to test their bravery and join... Continue Reading →

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The Rainbow Library week 1

Tomorrow the Rainbow library will reopen after half term week. I will be taking in a haul of new books for the children to explore and borrow and I'll be organising my first reading session. Look at the treasures that await them! I can't wait to see their faces! The library was only open for... Continue Reading →

Doodle Bites by Polly Dunbar

Tilly and Friends is a much loved CBeebies series teaching children about friendship and getting along with those around them. The series is based on Polly Dunbar's Tilly books, the first of which is Doodle Bites. Doodle wakes up feeling bitey. After biting her way through the house she spots something very good to bite... Continue Reading →

Rabbityness by Jo Empson

Rabbityness is an ideal book for introducing children to the theme of loss or bereavement in a gentle and subtle way, with the added bonus of being bright, modern and fun; a book that will really appeal to children. Rabbit loves to do rabbity things like hopping and twirling his whiskers but he also loves... Continue Reading →

Why We Love Our Library

Many of the Rhino Reads come from our local library. It isn't huge but it is extremely loved, by the staff who are kind, knowledgeable and generous with their time, and by the community who use it. We have discovered many brilliant authors and illustrators and fallen in love with wonderful books at our library.... Continue Reading →

Tv tie-in books

This is the book that has been the immediate hit in the Rainbow Library. Fireman Sam Hide and Slide by Egmont I made a point of including some tv tie-in books to encourage the children's use of the book box and boy was that a smart move. The library has only been running for two... Continue Reading →

The Rainbow Library

ReaditDaddy's wonderful campaign encouraging parents to read to their children has really caught the book blogging community's imagination. The basic premise is to support and encourage people to read aloud to their children, and to work with other agencies to raise awareness. ReaditDaddy is busy blogging, reviewing and spreading the word and twitter seems full... Continue Reading →

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