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Robots and Gadgets – A Fun Factivity Sticker Book

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‘Factivity- Robots and Gadgets’ illustrated by Susanna Rumiz and published by Parragon. In this vividly illustrated factivity book children will be introduced to the world of robots and gadgets. Each page briefly outlines how robots are used to make our lives easier. From robot suits to help people with disabilities to imagining a robot-led future each page delivers fact after fact. …

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Christmas Countdown | Win An Educational Bayard Magazine Subscription

In Older Children Books, Reviews, Sponsored, Young Children Books by Prudence46 Comments

There are a host of magazines available from the shelves of news agents and supermarkets. On closer inspection most of these are mainly filled with adverts, don’t have a great educational content and often come with a hefty price tag. When the French publisher Bayard Magazines asked if we would like to review a selection of their educational magazines we …

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Christmas Countdown – Amazing Pages Personalised Book

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Amazing Pages are a family business who create personalised books for children.  James Cooper began the company after making books for his own children. He realised how much they enjoyed appearing in their own stories and the idea grew. Amazing Pages currently offer a choice of three stories – Space Patrol Alien Catcher, (child’s name) and the Shy Mermaid and …

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Christmas Countdown | Creatures Great and Small – Luxury Colouring Book

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Colouring is a relaxing hobby for adults and children so why not give this luxury foil backed book to someones special this holiday season? ‘ Creatures Great and Small Field Guide’ illustrated by Lucy Engelman and published by Wide Eyed Editions. This is a field guide with a difference. The book is a compilation of exquisitely drawn black and white …

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Christmas Countdown – Board Books From Wee Gallery

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‘Vroom, Zoom‘ and ‘Farm‘ are beautifully designed books with bold monochromatic pictures which appeal to babies and toddlers. You can take a look at the interactive features by watching the video at the end of the review. ‘Vroom, Zoom‘ is a sound and listen book. The interactive buttons on each page let the child hear the sound of the vehicle …

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Illuminature Book Giveaway – A Perfect Gift This Holiday Season

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You can read our review here ; To celebrate receiving the Children’s Choice Book of the Month accolade the publisher has kindly sent me a second copy of ‘Illuminature’ (I am glad because there is no way that I would part with our copy).  This stunning book is a perfect gift for any child this festive season. To be in …

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‘Illuminature’ – Our Children’s Choice Book of the Month.

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The Illuminature is breathtaking. The large format hard backed book is truly innovative and thoroughly addictive. Each spread conceals the plant life, nocturnal creatures and daytime animals indigenous to one of ten diverse environments. The vibrant mish-mash of images come into focus through the use of a special set of viewing lenses. Each coloured lens allows the reader to study …

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Autumn Offer! Exploring Nature With Children – A Complete Year Long Curriculum

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We have an Autumn offer for you on this brilliant nature resource. Use the code at the end of the post when ordering via the link provided. Hurry up though – it’s only valud until 29th November !   ‘Exploring Nature With Children’ by Lynn Seddon is a detailed and thoughtfully constructed curriculum. Lynn is a home educating parent who …

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‘A Tower of Giraffes’ – A Charming Read

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‘A Tower of Giraffes – Animal Bunches’ written and illustrated by Anna Wright. This beautifully presented book will be enjoyed by adults and children. The name given to a group of animals is revealed on each page and is accompanied by interesting information about the creatures. The reader will learn the names of some peculiar groups of animals such as …