Non-Fiction Books for Kids

Saturday, 15, Oct, 2016

Story-telling has an important role to play in reading, both reading to children and encouraging them to read along, but non-fiction books are also great for readers of all ages. Not only do they encourage children to keep reading by involving something they have a keen interest in, they help to build vocabulary and develop new hobbies. Here are a few examples of non-fiction books that children love that you can easily find online or on the high street.   Roald Dahl's Revolting Recipes. ....

Children’s Books about Autumn

Tuesday, 27, Sep, 2016

Autumn is one of the most fun times of the year, from the colourful, falling leaves and conkers to bonfires and trick-or-treating so what better way to while away the days as they draw in than to snuggle up with a seasonal book. Here are a few picks for you to enjoy with your children whether they are toddlers who are exploring board books or school age kids who are reading by themselves.   Guess How Much I Love You in the Autumn. (Sam McBratney) This classic bedtime story has a lovely ....

Books About Starting School

Tuesday, 09, Aug, 2016

Starting school is a huge event in your child's life and one of the ways you can help your child get emotionally and mentally ready for it is reading stories about starting school. Here are a few to choose from that you can read together at bedtime or during the day. Charlie and Lola; I Am Absolutely Too Small For School. (Lauren Child) The Charlie and Lola TV series and books are really relatable and lifelike with the right amount of whimsical. In this book, Lola is feeling nervous about ....