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Children’s Books of the Month – March 2017

‘Stay Where You Are Then Leave’ by John Boyne Having read ‘The Boy in Striped Pyjamas’, I was excited to hear that John Boyne had published another book exploring life in the war. This book follows the life of a young boy called Alfie, whose life changes after the start of the First World War.… Continue reading Children’s Books of the Month – March 2017

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Children’s Books of the Month – February 2017

‘The Christmasaurus’ by Tom Fletcher A rather festive recommendation for February, however I couldn’t write a blog post without including it! Now, I’ve read this book myself and to the children I work with, both times I truly felt it captured the magic of Christmas (and dinosaurs, of course!). The story centres around William Trundle,… Continue reading Children’s Books of the Month – February 2017

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Books of the Month – February 2017

‘The Wide Sargasso Sea’ by Jean Rhys A classic novel to add to the collection this month. ‘The Wide Sargasso Sea’ is the prequel to ‘Jane Eyre’. As I absolutely adore the story of ‘Jane Eyre’ I was interested to read any work associated with it. This prequel focuses on Mr Rochester’s first wife, the… Continue reading Books of the Month – February 2017