Children’s Books: Oops! A Preston Pig Story

It is often said that it is more difficult to get boys into reading than girls.  Girls read more than boys – The Observer: More girls than boys spend at least 30 minutes a day reading for pleasure in all OECD countries with the exception of Korea, according to Knowledge and Skills for Life: First Results fromContinue reading “Children’s Books: Oops! A Preston Pig Story”

Children’s Books: Nighty Night by Colin McNaughton

G2 picked out this book from the library recently. He was so tickled by it that we had to return another book just so we could take this one home… Nighty Night by Colin McNaughton What’s it about? Littlesaurus doesn’t want to go to bed and he comes up with a million reasons to stay up. ThisContinue reading “Children’s Books: Nighty Night by Colin McNaughton”

Children’s Books: Here Be Monsters by Jonathan Emmett and Poly Bernatene

The boy are back at school so I’ve resumed our regular activity of borrowing books from the school library… G2 is generally quite reluctant to try new books so I usually borrow books written by his favourite authors. These book series have been very popular with him: Berenstain Bears Elephant and Piggie Scaredy Squirrel How Do Dinosaurs…Continue reading “Children’s Books: Here Be Monsters by Jonathan Emmett and Poly Bernatene”

Happy Reading – Our Book Recommendations

Read the best books first, or you may not have a chance to read them at all. – Henry David Thoreau My two boys love their books. But there are some books that they love more than others. So we share them here… If your children have not read them yet, we hope they enjoy them asContinue reading “Happy Reading – Our Book Recommendations”