It took fifteen years. This week, I gave back the badge that told people, 'I was once Visitor 55.'
Category: Children & literacy
Not everyone -- except Hermione Granger, perhaps -- enjoys a SPAG test.
National Trust: I Am the Seed That Grew the Tree: A Nature Poem for Every Day of the Year (Poetry Collections)
A nature poem for every day of the year.
Bananas and birds – terrible things
Bananas and birds - a series of terrible things
Each Peach Pear Plum and the comfort of mum-hugs
I threw out the old board books with their torn-off flaps and chewed corners...
Where are the quiet, male heroes in children’s literature?
Where, in children's literature, do we reward simple, enduring decency with a prize that children might actually want?
Book review – The Only Child by Guojing
Gorgeous illustrated, wordless children's book.
'I need another book now,' said my son, 'to read until my throat is OK.'
Two great kids’ outdoor craft books: The Little Book of Whittling by Chris Lubkemann and Rock Art by Denise Scicluna
A couple of lovely craft books for kids.
Moonpoop and friends: lost stories and childhood memories
I grew up with her!
On reading with your own child in school
Reading with your child in school can show you a very different reader.
Planning to read Romany and Raq with my children (wildlife and night walks)
A series of wildlife books (and radio series) written and presented by the Rev. George Bramwell Evens (1884–1943).
Reading with seven-year-olds (turn, turn, turn)
Taking the kids shopping in HAY ON WYE
Books, books, books, books, books (and ice-cream).
A tea party from The Magic Faraway Tree (and taking fiction back into real life)
Sweet book -- think Narnia for younger kids. Fantastic for seven-year-olds, and mums.
If I won the lottery, I’d build a reading garden
Little life goals.