WBD and An Announcement!

HAPPY WORLD BOOK DAY!!! I am celebrating in lots of different ways today. But first... A little announcement I have been hugging hold of for a while.... *small drumroll* I am going to be reviewing children's books for Chicken Newspaper! A fantastic newspaper for young citizens. I am so excited about this project because there... Continue Reading →


A new partnership for The Rainbow Library

The Rainbow Library has always been about getting books into the hands of the children who really need them. That's why I set up libraries in local nurseries, primary schools and community groups that cater for children from disadvantaged areas. I have had some lovely success stories and have seen children go from using The... Continue Reading →

Rainbow Library number 5!

Woo hoooo! I've set up a fifth Rainbow Library! This one is a little different. It's for C.A.T.S. club - the local community after school club which provides a breakfast, after school and holiday play scheme for children aged 3-14 years from all the surrounding schools. Quite an age range to provide for! C.A.T.S. club... Continue Reading →

Back to the books

I love Autumn! It's like a cosy spring - woolly jumpers and hot chocolates, beautiful colours and transformations in nature and the sense of fresh starts and new beginnings. I have had a fantastic summer and feel like we have squeezed in every ounce of fun. But now Mollie is back at school and I... Continue Reading →

How Gove stole our books

For the past few months I have been quieter than normal, on the blog and on twitter. I have been fighting hard for education in my own little corner of the world. Now that things have come to a head I feel that it's the right time to lift my head above the parapet and... Continue Reading →

IBGD 2014

Happy International Book Giving Day 2014! And what a stunner it has been! Today I have delivered books to 4 yr old superheroes... I've had a load of delicious book post for The Rainbow Library, come to terms with book death, and watched a very small boy climb onto a table so he could get... Continue Reading →

Book Death!

Earlier this week I experienced my first book death at The Rainbow Library - I had to withdraw a book for the first time in the year it's been running. The poor book was waaaay beyond sticky tape or book-surgery. It was gone. I'm sure books have been damaged or lost before, but this was... Continue Reading →

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