Every year, I am asked for recommendations of books to buy for children... and every year I go blank, so I thought I would put together this list of books that I'd recommend buying for kids for Christmas! This post is going to focus on middle grade books, but I will be back with a … Continue reading Books: the perfect present!
Last year, I put together a post filled with recommendations for books for my class (as some of the parents had been asking), so I decided to do this again this year! I'm a Year 6 teacher and reading like 9-11 books is absolutely my jam. This doesn't mean I don't love books for younger … Continue reading All I want for Christmas is… books!
Christmas Is Coming: the PERFECT book to help your little ones count down to Christmas! I know Advent has already started, but it is never too late to get yourself a gorgeous new book! Christmas is a wonderful time of year to get to share stories, make new traditions and do something as a family. … Continue reading BOOK BLOG: Christmas is coming – an Advent book
Hello there! It's Friday again... it's FINALLY ALMOST THE CHRISTMAS HOLIDAYS. There'll be a "first term wrap up" post coming... but today just a bit of fun. I'm taking on the Christmas Cracker Tag, which I first saw on my friend Cora's blog. Check out her post here. Lets get on! Pick A Book With … Continue reading Christmas Cracker Tag
Here we are, day 3 of my gift guide. I hope you've enjoyed reading them! It's been a blast looking back at my year in books and thinking which ones I would recommend people buy and read AND SHOVE IN EACH OTHERS FACES *ahem*. Today, on this here final day of recommending, I'm sorting through … Continue reading Looking for a brilliant read for a teen in your life?
Yesterday, I shared 10 recommendations for emerging chapter book readers - check it out if you're after recommendations for 6+ years! Today I'm sharing books that I've shared with the kids in my class, school and life! Today is the turn of those who are confidently reading longer chapter books - longer chapter books that … Continue reading “Which books should I add to my Christmas list, Miss?”
The amount of times I've been asked for recommendations over the past few weeks is LUSH. Whether it's from my kids for what to read next, for parents on what to buy their kids for Christmas or from my colleagues on what to read, it's all lush to talk books. Over the next 3 days … Continue reading “You know books… can I have some recommendations?”
Silent Night: the classic, beautifully illustrated! "Celebrate the magic of Christmas with this beautifully illustrated book, based on the world's best-loved carol. Rediscover the Nativity Story in all its glory—from quaking shepherds to heaven-sent angels—as the song lyrics are brought to life on every spread. The world’s diversity is reflected in a cast of characters … Continue reading BOOK BLOG: Lara Hawthorne
IT'S CHRISTMAS EVE! WHAT? HOW? WHEN DID THAT HAPPEN?How excited is everyone? But seriously? I hope you're all on the nice list. But anyway, the important things...#SixforSunday. Today's category is quite simply: Christmas booksSo today I come to you with books I have asked for/bought myself/bought for other people for Christmas: Mythos - Stephen Fry … Continue reading S4S – Christmas books
As you saw at the beginning of December, in my Perfect Presents feature, I am a MASSIVE fan of buying books for EVERYONE for Christmas. I think books ARE the perfect present. If you missed that feature, please check out my gift guides for EVERYONE in your life: - Perfect Presents #1 deals with picture book recommendations … Continue reading Why buy books?