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Articles in 'literature-review'

  • Spring Literature Review

    17th Mar 2015

    For our spring literature review, we’ve picked three very different books.  One appeals to the escapist, lover of fantasy in us, one appeals to our sense of humour and sense of the ridiculous, the last to the animal lover within us.  We hope you enjoy them as much as we did.   P...
    Phoenix
  • November and December Literature Review 2014

    23rd Nov 2014

      As we start to near Christmas, we have picked three books (one picture book, one illustrated short novel and one non-fiction) that we think we would like to give or receive, although when we asked a few friends to help us read and review the books this month, they didn’t want to give t...
    Bears Don't Read!
  • September and October Literature Review

    1st Sep 2014

    We are back to school this month and so we’ve picked three books we think will make great class reads (or bedtime books!). As always our aim is to find ones that you should enjoy as much the children. They may or may not fit in with a class topic/curriculum area but they are sure to inspire, e...
    Boy in the Tower
  • June/July Literature Review

    16th Jun 2014

    Our books this time reflect the good moods we’re in – it must be summer! Not only is one solely centred on how to do help people be happy through good deeds, but the other two books tell tales of people carrying out good deeds, and then literally saving the day, a football cup and a squi...
  • March/April Literature Review

    20th Mar 2014

    And surely as Spring arrives, so does a pile of new books to review… In our Literature review this time, we’ve picked some recently published books to share with you and this month we have a look at three books by authors we already admire. What a treat!   SHH! WE HAVE A PLAN! BY C...
    Shh! We have a plan!
  • November Literature Review 2013

    4th Nov 2013

    Looking for some new reading as the weather starts to turn colder? Well, look no further! In our Literature reviews, we pick some recently published books to share with you. This month we have some of our favourite author/illustrator collaborations, a couple of retellings of well-loved fairytales an...
    WintersChild
  • August Literature Review

    19th Aug 2013

    Finished your summer reading already? Well, look here for some ideas. Every month or so we pick some recently published books to share with you. This month we have an offering from one of the ultimate author/illustrator collaborations, the latest book by Drew Daywait and Oliver Jeffers, and a book f...
    Dixie
  • June Literature Review

    10th Jun 2013

    Each month we pick some recently published books to share with you. This month we have the latest offering from one of our favourite author/illustrator collaborations, and two very different books about boys in boats!   ‘IF YOU WANT TO SEE A WHALE’ BY JULIE FOGLIANO, ERIN STEAD ...
    If You Want To See A Whale
  • April Literature Review

    22nd Apr 2013

    Each month we will pick some recently published books that we have bought to share with you. This month we have an updated version of a classic fairytale, a book about a rather famous scientist and a one-of-a-kind picture book!   CINDERELLA BY CHARLES PERRAULT AND ROBERTO INNOCENTI   Havin...
    Cinderella.
  • March Literature Review

    18th Mar 2013

    Each month we will pick some recently published books that we have bought to share with you. We will try to stop at three, one being a book for younger readers within the 0-7 range, one for older readers (7 and up, up, up) and one non-fiction book, but occasionally an extra one (or five) may sneak p...
    Cheese.
  • February Literature Review

    18th Feb 2013

    Each month we choose some recently published books to share with you. This month, we have been enjoying a collection of poems that will get you thinking and a new offering from Lauren Child (both are new-to-paperback), as well as a brand new American wordless picture book. ‘THE WEIGHT OF WATER...
    The Weight of Water
  • January Literature Review

    22nd Jan 2013

    Each month we choose some recently published books that we have bought to share with you. We try to stop at three, one for younger readers within the 0-7 range, one for older readers (7 and up, up, up) and this month, a counting book…   ‘WONDER’ BY R J PALACIO All August, the ...
    Wonder.
  • November Literature Review 2012

    19th Nov 2012

    Each month we choose some recently published books that we have bought to share with you. We try to stop at three, one for younger readers within the 0-7 range, one for older readers (7 and up, up, up) and this month, a non-fiction title… ‘THIS IS NOT MY HAT’ BY JON KLASSEN Author ...
    This Is Not My Hat
  • October Literature Review 2012

    15th Oct 2012

    Each month we choose some recently published books that we have bought to share with you. We try to stop at three, one for younger readers within the 0-7 range, one for older readers (7 and up, up, up) and sometimes a non-fiction title, but occasionally an extra one might slip past…   ...
    Paper Dolls Julia Donaldson
  • September Literature Review

    9th Sep 2012

    Each month we will pick some recently published books that we have bought to share with you. We will try to stop at three, one being a book for younger readers within the 0-7 range, one for older readers (7 and up, up, up) and one non-fiction book, but occasionally an extra one (or five) may sneak p...
    The Boy who Swam With Piranhas