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Summer Reading

It’s the summer holidays. Hopefully everyone is enjoying the time off, but if you or your young ones are getting bored, why not have a look at these books? For KS1: Gobbolino the Witch’s Cat by Ursula Williams. This is … Continue reading

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The Book I Plan to Read Next

I can’t believe we have come to the end of the Friday Read. When I started there were so many categories to write about that it seemed the end would never come – a bit like those long hot summers … Continue reading

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A Book I Wish I’d Written/ The Genre I’d Like to Write

I’m doing a children’s writing course at the moment, so that’s a bit of a clue. I would love to write a children’s book, although I’m still undecided whether I’d like to write for 8-12 year olds, or teenagers. There’s … Continue reading

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My Favourite Autobiography

I’ve had to cheat with this one a bit, as I tend not to read much non-fiction. When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit is not strictly speaking an autobiography, but it is based on events from the author’s childhood. I can … Continue reading

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A Book I’ve Started but Not Finished

Too many to mention them all. I love reading, but there are so many excellent books out there that life is far too short to waste it on reading something I’m not enjoying. As I said a couple of weeks … Continue reading

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A Book I’m Embarrassed About Liking

I love children’s books. I may have left my childhood behind, but I still really enjoy books aimed at children. Not picture books you understand. Proper stories, but for much younger people. It seems to be socially acceptable these days … Continue reading

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What Makes Me Buy a Book?

The key word here is “buy”. I’m fussy about my books. I don’t like library books because I really don’t enjoy reading a book that someone else has read. When I read a book, I’m so careful with it that … Continue reading

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