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R is for…

R is for…Reading. The more you read the more ideas you will have for your own writing. There are so many different sorts of books around, you are sure to find something you like. Ask your friends what sort of … Continue reading

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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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A Multisensory Approach to Reading

A while ago a parent contacted me for help because her child was struggling with reading. He hadn’t picked up phonics in Reception with the rest of his class, and so now his Year 1 teacher wanted to send him … 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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