Reading with children

Visitor #55 has left the building

June 21, 2022

SATs week

May 11, 2022

National Trust: I Am the Seed That Grew the Tree: A Nature Poem for Every Day of the Year (Poetry Collections)

January 24, 2020

Bananas and birds – terrible things

November 7, 2019

Each Peach Pear Plum and the comfort of mum-hugs

February 11, 2019

Where are the quiet, male heroes in children’s literature?

January 25, 2019

Book review – The Only Child by Guojing

January 17, 2019

Two great kids’ outdoor craft books: The Little Book of Whittling by Chris Lubkemann and Rock Art by Denise Scicluna

December 30, 2018

Moonpoop and friends: lost stories and childhood memories

December 17, 2018

On reading with your own child in school

November 8, 2018

Planning to read Romany and Raq with my children (wildlife and night walks)

October 7, 2018

Reading with seven-year-olds (turn, turn, turn)

September 25, 2018

Taking the kids shopping in HAY ON WYE

August 19, 2018

A tea party from The Magic Faraway Tree (and taking fiction back into real life)

June 29, 2018

If I won the lottery, I’d build a reading garden

March 20, 2018

What do children like to read?

March 19, 2018

I read The Lost Words by Robert Macfarlane and Jackie Morris

March 18, 2018

Reading Paver’s Chronicles of Ancient Darkness series for children (and could we survive in the wild?)

February 3, 2018

The school librarian

March 6, 2017

On short stories in which nothing happens (writing with children)

January 4, 2017

Please can we keep Father Christmas under control?

December 14, 2016

Best reference books for children aged 3 to 12 years?

December 5, 2016

Which are the most beautiful (or weird/furry/ugly) children’s books?

October 20, 2016

2016 School library update

October 11, 2016

After ten years of volunteering in school

September 27, 2016

Wild storytelling with Grendalilly and Two Shoes

September 7, 2016

The Chree

June 14, 2016


May 25, 2016

Books for children — which titles would you buy?

July 16, 2015

Stories that I tell my children #1 The Bookcase and the Boy

August 11, 2014