Friends, Romans, Countrymen, Shakespeare Week (18 – 24 March) is here again, and we are celebrating by reveling in the titles below….! Shakespeare Week is an annual nationwide celebration established to introduce primary aged pupils to the brilliance of Shakespeare. The festivities are coordinated by the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, who provide lots of resources for Teachers… Read More Shakespeare Week 2019
Since 2013, we’ve been counting down the four weeks to Christmas in the best way possible- using books! In that first year, we had our advent book wreath, followed in 2014 and 2015 by our advent book doors. Last year, thanks to our graphic designer friend Liam Drane, we had a very stylish makeover which was very gift tag-tastic indeed;… Read More Our Book Advent Returns!
With two weeks to go until Christmas, we’ve been enjoying two other advent calendars online that we’d like to share with you: Booktrust’s advent calendar (which you can find here) lists in their own words “24 of our favourite children’s books: classics, picture books, poetry and stories. We’ve loved sharing them with our families and… Read More Festive countdown- week two!
How did we miss this? I have just found this lovely little book in the traditional tales section: Jackie Morris’ version of ‘East of the Sun, West of the Moon’. Rich in both language and illustrations we think it could be a lovely read aloud on darkening winter afternoons…Even the title of this Norwegian traditional… Read More A book that missed the trolley