It’s MUSEUM WEEK, an international celebration of all sorts of museums. They may be shut at the moment, but there are loads of ways to find out about museums online, and many have virtual tours. So check out your favourite museums about topics which interest you. (I’m loving Mrs Crocombe’s calm cookery demos from Audley… Read More Museum Week
Since 2013, we’ve been counting down the four weeks to Christmas using our area of expertise; not libraries or schools, but BOOKS! Five years ago, we shared our very first advent book wreath, followed in 2014 and 2015 by our advent book doors. In 2016, thanks to our graphic designer friend Liam Drane, we had a very stylish… Read More The Return of our Book Advent!
We’re nearly two weeks into 2018 and we’ve been keeping busy; on Tuesday, we sent lots of project boxes off to schools to use for this term’s teaching plus they’ll also be receiving this half-term’s issue of our Book Bites newsletter which you can find (and read!) online just here. As this our first post… Read More Hello 2018!
We’ve shared books about nature and some of our favourite fantasy reads and this week, we’ve gone mysterious; see below for the next installment of our Book Advent! Week Three: Mystery Books The Guggenheim Mystery by Robin Stevens Ted has Asperger’s Syndrome, which makes him extra perceptive when it comes to solving crimes. Following on… Read More Book Advent: Week 3!
Two exciting things happened in our office this week: Firstly, the Peters Book of the Year shortlists were announced (see them all here); both of our KS2 fiction discussion groups will be championing the event, reading all of the books on the junior fiction list and sharing them with their classes. We’ll be profiling their… Read More Books of the Year and Kids’ Lit Quiz!