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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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