Tag: Reading

Children’s Book Week

As I'm rather strapped for time at the moment, finding inspiration for a blog post is always a challenge, so children's book week feels a little like someone's just dropped a gift in my lap. Reading for pleasure is something I did without knowing it was a 'thing'. I was lucky that I was brought … Continue reading Children’s Book Week

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Children’s Books for Primary Teachers: El Deafo by Cece Bell

This is a follow on from my previous post. This graphic novel is a touching, beautiful creation by Cece Bell. The characters in the book are anthropomorphized rabbits and the main character is Cece. As you may have gathered, it's a semi autobiographical book. Fundamentally, it's about a young girl growing up and trying to balance normal … Continue reading Children’s Books for Primary Teachers: El Deafo by Cece Bell

Children’s Books for Primary Teachers: I Am David – Anne Holm

Follow on from my previous post - Children's Books for Primary Teachers. I have been raving about this book since I read it. It is written in such a clever way that allows it to be accessible to a wide range of ages without too much contextual knowledge is quite fantastic. A short summary without … Continue reading Children’s Books for Primary Teachers: I Am David – Anne Holm