In our library, we have a pet goldfish, and he’s probably the most popular thing in that building. Our children visitors adore him! I think
What is Empathy Day?
Empathy Day was founded in 2017 by EmpathyLab. With hate crimes at their
highest level since records began, it uses stories
The first time I saw images from picture book The Rhythm of the Rain I was so completely entranced by them that I just had
Sometimes I wake up and I’m not entirely sure who I am, what day it is, what I’m supposed to be doing, etc. etc. I
Childhood is a wonderful carefree time, true, but it can also be a time of continued change and upheaval. Maintaining friendships and social groups, achieving
March 8th marks International Women’s Day, and what better way to celebrate this day, than to look at a book which celebrates the role of
While we’re focusing, with the help of EmpathyLab UK, on empathy in children’s books (please see my previous Monster Bites blog post for more details)
Kind, caring, understanding, thoughtful, good listener, open minded, KIND … How many of these traits can you hand on heart say you have? Truly, honestly?
Isn’t it the best feeling when you pick up a book to read, demolish it in one sitting, and then want to read it over
Do you have a budding investigator in your midst? One of those endlessly curious children who questions everything? Aren’t they brilliant? Interested minds like that
Ever in the pursuit of great non fiction titles that I know children will enjoy reading not purely for educational purposes (thought that is of
I’m sat here, in my quiet little flat, watching the snow fall outside, wondering where to start with this blog post. I love it when
Well, my second blog post of 2018 is not a review, but a very exciting announcement and poster reveal for International Book Giving Day! #bookgivingday