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
“Always winter and never Christmas;
think of that!”
“How awful!” said Lucy.
— The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, C.S. Lewis
Lucy is right. It would be awful! Christmas is most definitely the light in the darkness. Such joy amidst the long winter months. Continue reading
If you truly love nature, you will find beauty everywhere.
There is something about autumn that draws me to gaze up at Continue reading
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