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Things to do with kids in London

With just over two weeks left of the school holidays in the UK we thought you might be running out of ideas to keep them busy so we have put together a list of Things to do with Kids in London. There are absolutely loads of things to do in … Read More

Changing of the Guard at Windsor Castle

One of the most spectacular and popular tourist things to see in Windsor is The Changing of the Guard at Windsor Castle.  Windsor Castle is one of three official residences of The Queen and is the largest. oldest occupied castle in the world. The guard at Windsor Castle are from the resident regiment … Read More

What are kids reading – Report

We looked at a report about what are kids reading, a study by Professor Keith Topping, Professor of Educational and Social Research, School of Education, University of Dundee. Who wanted to find out the book reading habits of students in british schools in 2015. The information for the report was … Read More

The Blue Rose – a touching story about autism

As we’ve said before Gerda Weissmann Klein, didn’t just write The Windsor Caper – Gerda is an acclaimed author, lecturer and Holocaust survivor whose story was made into the Oscar- and Emmy-winning film “One Survivor Remembers.” Her books include her autobiography, “All But My Life,” as well as “A Boring … Read More

Powerful Oscar Speech – Gerda Weissmann Klein, #Holocaust Survivor

Our Author Gerda Weissmann Klein didn’t only write The Windsor Caper you know, she is an award winning author and public speaker that has written many notable books, and who is respected throughout the world. Here is Gerda Weissmann Kleins memorable speech from the Oscars where One Survivor Remembers won a Best Documentary Short. … Read More

Featured Author – Michael Rosen Writer of Childrens Books

Michael Rosen writer of childrens books – you might describe Michael Rosen as this but not only is he a fantastic writer and a famous poet, he is a radio presenter, performer – and a very busy man, appearing at schools, libraries, colleges and festivals all over the country.  Thats not to mention … Read More

The Journey of a Book from Book Aid International

We were inspired by the video – The Journey of a book from Book Aid International and had to share it with you. We think its great what they do to ensure that children and adults have access to books across Africa. Book Aid International is a registered charity which … Read More

The Ghosts at Windsor Castle

The Ghosts at Windsor Castle aren’t the only ghosts from Royal Palaces or Castles in the UK, many are said to be haunted, probably because they very historical places where in the past drama, scandal and tragedy often occurred. For instance there is Balmoral Castle – Haunted by John Brown – a servant … Read More

Getting Your Kids to Love Reading [Infographic]

We recently wrote a post about helping our children read more books – and this infographic Getting your kids to love reading by lovereading4kids.co.uk has some great points that we thought you’d love. As we all know reading is fundamental to our child’s learning, and as we pointed out before even … Read More

Free Classic Childrens Books on Amazon to Celebrate #worldbookday

The 5th of March 2015 is the 18th year of a very special book day so we thought we would list our favorite Free Classic Childrens books on Amazon to Celebrate #worldbookday What is World Book Day It is a worldwide celebration of our love for books, authors, illustrators and of course reading, … Read More