PRODUCT REVIEWS

Usborne Books: 100 Things to Know About...Series

Usborne's fabulous '100 Things to Know About...' series introduces children aged 8-11 years to a wealth of facts about a range of subjects from science and space to food and the human body. We asked...

Usborne Books: 100 Things to Know About...Series

'The Times' newspaper-style series

If you're running a reporter's club, looking for examples of non-chronological reports, or simply trying to hook in reluctant readers, then The Times books by Stella Gurney, illustrated by Matthew...

'The Times'  newspaper-style series

New supplementary early reader programme

Reading Gems is a supplementary early reading programme from QED Publishing with four levels, focusing on exciting stories, decodable text and discussion points to support comprehension. We asked...

New supplementary early reader programme

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

50 Things You Should Know About....

The 50 Things You Should Know About... non-fiction series from QED covers a wide range of topics from Prehistoric Britain and Wild Weather to the World Wars and Space and is aimed at children aged...

50 Things You Should Know About....

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
 

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