World Book Day celebrations

So now that exciting announcement is off my chest and I've done a little happy dance, let's get down to World Book Day business. World BookDay isn't all about dressing up as your favourite book character, or for us parents, desperately trying to cope with a last minute costume change. It is about celebrating books... Continue Reading →

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Female animal characters in picture books

It has been a couple of weeks since I posted about the lack of female animal main characters in children's picture books. Since then, I have been pondering the impact that gap might have on children. I'm beginning to think that portraying an overwhelming majority of animal main characters as male is more damaging than... Continue Reading →

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 →

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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