Today we celebrate the life of Lewis Carroll, the eccentric author of Alice in Wonderland. Charles Lutwidge Dodgson better known by his pen name Lewis Carroll was born on January 27th, 1832. With 118 years since his death, here you can find out some interesting facts about this literary genius, including what inspired his greatest […]
The Oxford Reading Tree series of books is a great way of teaching children to read. It’s the UK’s number 1 reading programme. It uses phonics to teach children to sound out words and gives millions of children the confidence to take their first steps into reading. And into a lifetime of reading pleasure. It’s […]
It has now been 80 years since the death of beloved author, Rudyard Kipling (December 30, 1865-January 18, 1936), famous for a selection of poems, short stories and novels with perhaps the most notable, The Jungle Book.
Today we celebrate the life of A.A. Milne, everyone’s favourite childhood author and Winnie-the-Pooh creator. Alan Alexander Milne born on January 18, 1882, is the wonderful creator of the adorable honey-loving bear, Winnie-the-Pooh. In honour of Winnie the Pooh Day, here you can find out some interesting facts about this special man and the cuddly […]
Experience an epic journey into the world of the dinosaurs…
I am far too old for a Christmas stocking. But it’s my favourite part of Christmas. Mine is usually filled with a mixture of practical, fun and whimsical Christmas gifts. How many of you fellow ‘big kids’ still have stockings I wonder? Santa visits kids of all ages, but what does he recommend putting in these stockings? […]
With Christmas coming up (hadn’t you noticed??), you might be a bit stuck for things to buy relatives or friends with small children. They can be incredibly difficult to buy for, despite the plethora of toys and games on the market. You might not know what developmental stage they’re at, what they’re really into or […]
If you have already started your Christmas shopping this year or if you are just starting to peruse the shelves, then do not worry as we have it all covered with our Christmas gift guide.
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On 13th September we celebrated Roald Dahl Day to honour of one of the greatest children’s authors in the world. Whether you favour Fantastic Mr Fox or have a soft spot for The BFG, there’s no denying Roald Dahl’s unique and colourful style changed children’s literature forever. Read on chiddlers and groan-ups as we take you on […]