As 2019 gets underway, I’ve put together some of the ‘modern classics’ that my older two children (aged 9 and 7) enjoyed reading in 2018. They read these independently but that is not to say they would not make wonderful family read alouds as well.
Maybe there is something here your family would enjoy.
20 Family Read Alouds
My Boy’s Book Recommendations (6 years+)
Classics for Young Independent Readers (6 years +)
Picture Books for 2 year olds
20 Picture Books for 3-5 year olds
Over 40 Children’s Books (6-10 year olds)
Stories for Animal Lovers
I know it’s only just November! But I thought I’d share one of my plans for the rest of term. In the lead up to Christmas we are going to go ‘Nutcracker’ crazy!
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If you have been reading my posts for any length of time, you will know I love books – in particular children’s literature Continue reading
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There is something about autumn that draws me to gaze up at Continue reading
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Oxford is feeling very autumnal.
The holidays are nearly over.
We have got building work beginning on our house tomorrow morning!
But before I think to the term ahead, I wanted to share some of the books I’ve read over the summer. My older two have loved passing on some of their favourites to me and we have had lovely conversations over meals or on car drives comparing thoughts on characters or plots. Michael Morpurgo became Continue reading