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What to read on National Read a Book Day!

What to read on National Read A Book Day! Visit our bookstore Looking for your child’s next book or a reading list which covers a certain theme? We know it can be a bit overwhelming trying to choose what to read, so to celebrate upcoming National Read A Book Day on Sunday 6th September, we’ve put together a few book lists covering a range of themes for you to explore! Discover some of our most recent…

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How books can help children come to terms with going back to school

Back to School – Books to help with the process Buy from our Hope in a Scary World series As September is upon us, that can only mean one thing… Back to school – but not quite as before. We wish teachers and families a safe and enjoyable return to school during these unusual times.  Books can be helpful to children’s reintroduction to their ‘normal’ routine. School will be a bit different now, with precautions…

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Four-year-old Shivaansh reads A Bird Like Himself!

Buy A Bird Like Himself As part of our Fly with Tiny Owl series, we’ve gathered a range of read along and how-to videos so that you can keep those little ones entertained. With school, library, and bookshop closures, and the inevitable challenges facing the whole community over the next few months, we want to make it as easy as possible for families stuck at home. Let’s share the magic of stories! Check out even more #FlyWithTinyOwl…

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Bloom’s illustrations play an important part in the story – Books for Keeps

This allegory about the power of kindness is a strong one! Buy Bloom We’re over the moon with this delightful four star review of Bloom from Books for Keeps! Read the review below. This allegory about the power of kindness over selfishness and anger is a strong one, and the interesting illustrations play an important part of the story. We begin with a background of grey tower blocks right next to a brightly coloured house…

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Last highlights the plight of endangered animals!

Buy Last A lot of animal species are in danger of becoming extinct for many reasons. Nicola Davies highlights this plight in Last, her debut as an illustrator! Last is an important book to teach children about animals in captivity, and how important it is to keep species alive. If that hasn’t convinced you, here are a few more reasons why Last should be your next read! Last is based on a real life white…

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