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Big dreams for little people

The Little People, Big Dreams series, published by Frances Lincoln, are stylish books aimed at young readers (aged 5-9 years) about outstanding women and the dreams that they held as children and...

Big dreams for little people

Fairytales Gone Wrong

The Fairytales Gone Wrong series by Steve Smallman, published by QED, takes familiar tales and gives them a twist to help small children learn more about themselves and the world around them.

Fairytales Gone Wrong

Introducing modern classics to young readers

The Wind in the Willows, Treasure Island and Alice in Wonderland may be the titles that come to mind when 'children's classics' are being discussed - but there are more modern texts that can provide...

Introducing modern classics to young readers

Teaching with Dr Seuss

As well as being fun to read, Dr Seuss's books cover themes including the environment, the value of community, friendship and growing up, so they are very useful in the classroom, too.

Teaching with Dr Seuss

Planning a new library or IT system?

So, your school has decided the time has come to install a new library or that it can't delay overhauling its ageing IT system any longer. The funding is available - but where do you actually start?

Planning a new library or IT system?

App adventure Temple Run helps draw readers

Before video games and apps gave us the ability to make our own way through adventures -- as well as to live and die again and again -- we had gamebooks. These offered readers the chance to create...

App adventure Temple Run helps draw readers

Graphic novels find new readers

In the UK, US-style comic book heroes have dominated the graphic novel market but that is changing as publishers like Campfire develop graphic novels across a range of genres - without a superhero...

Graphic novels find new readers

Read to Succeed

For schools developing their reading strategies, Read to Succeed (Facet Publishing), edited by Joy Court, provides some practical ideas of how to go about it.

Read to Succeed
 

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