Books

Storywriting for children

Last week, Rachel’s teacher pulled me to one side and told me that she had been very upset the day before. They had been doing extended writing – making up stories – and she had become a little hysterical as she couldn’t think of anything to write. As all mums do, I immediately panicked. Is […]

Winnie the Pooh and the Ten Busy Bees by A.A. Milne

This hard-backed book has been our shelves for quite a while, until ┬áJack recently chose it for one of his bedtime stories. It is a lovely rhyming poem – our favourite kind of story for bedtime – that counts down the busy bees, as they head off one by one. It starts at number ten […]

Five Minutes to Bed! By Richard Dungworth and Sharon Harmer

This is a new book that Grandma bought for Jack! It is a lovely rhyming tale of some young pirates who claim to not be tired and ask the captain for 5 more minutes please, then 4, then 3 and so on. It is a lovely story full of pirate speak so my pirate obsessed […]

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