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10 Perfect Poetry Books

Poetry is now a major focus within the national curriculum, and we've helped lots of teachers and school librarians who are keen to find inspiring poetry books that will capture children's imaginations. It's a form of writing that can seem like a bit of a hard sell to some young readers, especially when compared to a gripping story or a beautifully presented non-fiction book. But poetry doesn't have to be dry or difficult – here's… Continue reading

Going to the Seaside?

This week we’ve been looking at a selection of books for Reception, KS1 and lower KS2 pupils working on summer term projects to do with the seaside, coastal geography, and underwater creatures. There is a whole host of books to help children discover all aspects of the seaside, to inspire activities and also classroom discussions. Seaside by French Illustrator and author Alain Gree is a brilliant and innovative introduction to the seaside, its brilliant retro style,…

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