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The Learning Garden | My First Books

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‘The Learning Garden – My First Books’ by Aino-Maija Metsola. There are three brand new additions to the already eye-catching Learning Garden children’s book series – ‘My first Words’, ‘My First Colours and Shapes’ and ‘My First Animals’. The series, which has received international acclaim, has been published in sixteen languages worldwide and it’s easy to see why. Each book …

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Children’s Choice Book of the Month | The Street Beneath My Feet

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‘The Street Beneath My Feet’ by Charlotte Gullian and illustrated by Yuval Zommer is our Children’s Choice Book of the Month. This exquisite book is ideal for curious children keen to discover what wonders lie beneath the pavement. There are two underground landscapes to explore – beneath the city and beneath the countryside. Beginning with the street, the reader will …

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Help Your Child Write | Win A ‘My Stories’ Book Set

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‘My Book Of Stories’ from the British Museum by Deborah Patterson. There are few titles in this series including ‘Write your own Shakespeare’. Here we look at ‘Write your own Fairy Tales‘ and ‘Write your own Myths’. Both books are compendiums of story starters taken from some of the best stories and myths ever written. There are scenes from Hansel …

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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

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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 …