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Preschoolers adept at using tablets and apps

A new report into preschoolers has found that young children are increasingly using tables and apps, and watch on average two and a half hours of programs, films and videos each day, mostly in the afternoon and evening.

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Free Coaching Cards for Children packs

ReadingZone has three packs of free Coaching Cards for Children available to give away to schools. The Coaching Cards provide a range of questions that can be used to encourage children to talk about themselves.

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Specialist school library service and public librarians are ready to answer your book and reading-related questions. Whether you are searching for a book for a young football enthusiast or historical fiction set in the Elizabethan era, these experts will have the answer.

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EXTRACTS TO DOWNLOAD

My Brother is a Superhero

My Brother is a Superhero - which has won the Waterstones Children's Book Prize - tells the story of a comics obsessed 11-year-old who is mightily put out when his older brother Zack is given powers by an alien to help...

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Boot Camp: Book 2

Jay, Summer, Dylan and their bands are headed for boot camp at uber-glamorous Rock War Manor. It's going to be six weeks of mates, music and non-stop partying as they prepare for stardom. But the rock-star life of...

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