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Summer Reading Challenge Books

Pupils from Class 4 at Ysgob Esgob Morgan have been writing to me on our cool and exclusive Patron of Reading blog about some of the books they read for the Summer Reading Challenge. Big thanks to the two Mega Blog Monitors, Martha and Eirawen, for encouraging their classmates to participate.                 […]

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Sticky Ends

Want to buy a book for a younger brother / sister/child this Christmas? Aged about… 6 or 7?  Try this new hardback book of Cautionary Tales by the impossibly prolific Jeanne Willis . I loved her cat tale Silly Cecil and Clever Cubs and Dr Xargle’s Book of Earthlets is genius but Sticky Ends is funny too. […]

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Quality Quick Reads

I was inspired by this blog by a librarian in America. It’s all about reaching children  who can read but are reluctant to do so. Children for whom books are a bit of a chore, for whatever reason. The solution was to stock the school library with short, funny, pacy, brightly illustrated and well written books that […]

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