Poetry Book’s For Children.

Friday, 20, Mar, 2020

Poetry is a form of literacy that children will learn about through out their schooling career both in primary and secondary school. In fact it is a fundamental part of GCSE English Literature. The poetry books listed below cover a range of poets and themes and are suitable for young children as well as being a fun read for the entire family. The Puffin Book Of Fantastic First Poems. Edited by June Crebbin. A great first poetry book; the poems span from Robert Lewis Stevenson and Walter ....

Author Of The Month – Julia Donaldson.

Tuesday, 25, Feb, 2020

Each month we are looking at a different author giving a brief history of how they came to be an author, looking at their writing style as well as their work as a whole. This month we are looking at the creator of The Gruffalo Julia Donaldson. Julia Donaldson is a writer, playwright and performer born in Hampstead London in 1948. Donaldson studied Drama and French at Bristol University graduating with a 2:1 honours degree. In the early years of her career Donaldson was a singer/songwrite ....

Children’s books about disability awareness.

Thursday, 20, Feb, 2020

Andy and His Yellow Frisbee. By Mary Thompson. A heartwarming story that introduces young readers to autism. A disability that can be confusing for those who know little about it. Susan Laughs. By Jeanne Willis and Tony Ross. A thought provoking book following Susan a little girl who is no different to any other child. She plays, sings, gets angry and gets sad, but it is not until readers get to the last page that they realise Susan is in a wheelchair. A good book for paving the way f ....