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‘Share Alive Again with your students to inspire curiosity!’

‘Share Alive Again with your students to inspire curiosity!’ Buy Alive Again   Alive Again is a poetic journey that teaches your students about the beauty of the circle of life. Read a glowing review below!   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Kirsten ūüá¨ūüáß | Picture Books (@childrenslibrarylady) A¬†review¬†by Book Trust: A reassuring tale about the philosophical nature of language and being A¬†review¬†by Armadillo Magazine: a thought-provoking book A¬†review¬†by Patricia…

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Picture books: a way for children to better understand stressful situations

How picture books can help to discuss difficult topics Buy¬†Alive Again¬†(hardback,¬†Paperback)   By Samantha Brown When one of my friends, Katie, was five years old, her dad suddenly died. Not really sure how to explain it to her young daughter, Katie‚Äôs mom turned to a picture book. This book introduced Katie to the topic of death and helped her find a way to cope with her sudden loss. Her mom shared the book with other…

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Listen to Eloise Greenfield recite her poetry in fab video for Thinker

Buy¬†Thinker: My Puppy Poet and Me¬† Poetry and puppy fans alike will be thrilled to learn that we’ve just released a new book trailer for¬†Thinker: My Puppy Poet and Me. Listen to Eloise Greenfield read two of her poems with her beautiful and magnetising voice, and watch the beautiful illustrations bring Thinker and Jace to life. Thinker¬†is a fab collection of children’s poems which explore the friendship between Jace and his puppy Thinker. Jace and…

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Thinker: a really fun exploration of poetry

Buy¬†Thinker: My Puppy Poet and Me Read a wonderful review of¬†Thinker from¬†Juno Magazine: Thinker is a new puppy who, when he creates a poem, says the words rather than barks. He loves that his family are accepting of this, but they worry he might embarrass Jace if he reveals his talents to others. In the end, on Pet’s Day, Thinker is allowed to go to school with Jace and can’t resist speaking poetry, but everyone…

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Alive Again opens the door to understanding loss in any form

By¬†Lindsey Jones* Just last year after my second year of college, I lost my mother to stage four pancreatic cancer.¬† There were so many initial thoughts that went through my mind regarding the situation, many of them being experiences I would never have with her or that she would never be able to see.¬† I could no longer have¬†Downton Abbey¬†or¬†Sherlock¬†marathons with her over Cadbury Eggs and English Breakfast Tea.¬† I no longer had my best…

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