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Reading Around the World

Q. Hello. Our whole school is going to be participating in a ‘Reading Around the World’ theme next term.  Each class is going to read a book set in a different country, and will be finding out about that country. Please could you recommend some fiction set in different countries, which include plenty of detail about that country’s people and culture? We also need some non-fiction books to help the children with their own research. A.   There

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Frozen Worlds

Inspired by the BBC’s recent ‘Arctic Live’ programmes, we’ve been revisiting our ‘Frozen Worlds’ booklists. So wrap up warm and take a look at the frozen regions of our planet with some wonderfully snowy books! The incredibly beautiful, yet often deadly, wilds of the Arctic and Antarctic make for a fabulous cross-curricular topic for either KS1 or 2.  The books in our book lists cover subjects from historical expeditions to wildlife habitats and environmental issues. Click on the links

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