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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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Getting into Reading

This week we’ve been looking at books that can bridge the gap between picture books and young fiction. For some children stepping up to young fiction can seem a slightly daunting proposition whereas others may be either reluctant readers or want to dive into something more challenging. In recent years, there has been a number of titles published, that try to address these issues through skilful writing and innovative illustration and book design. Claude: Going

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