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App adventure Temple Run helps draw readers

Before video games and apps gave us the ability to make our own way through adventures -- as well as to live and die again and again -- we had gamebooks. These offered readers the chance to create...

App adventure Temple Run helps draw readers

Graphic novels find new readers

In the UK, US-style comic book heroes have dominated the graphic novel market but that is changing as publishers like Campfire develop graphic novels across a range of genres - without a superhero...

Graphic novels find new readers

Read to Succeed

For schools developing their reading strategies, Read to Succeed (Facet Publishing), edited by Joy Court, provides some practical ideas of how to go about it.

Read to Succeed

Child-friendly stories about emotions and well-being

The World of Happy series, published by Egmont Press, takes a child-friendly look at feelings, relationships and emotional well-being. The books are written by Giles Andreae, creator of the Purple...

Child-friendly stories about emotions and well-being

Children's magazines cover fact and fiction

Publisher Bayard has been delivering children's magazines to homes and schools for 15 years and is planning a run of special issues to celebrate its 15th anniversary next month, February 2011.

Children's magazines cover fact and fiction

Stories from Around the World

The Story Spinner - Stories from Around the World DVD is reviewed by Debbie Dudt of Cofton Primary School.

Stories from Around the World

Will children read books on a Nintendo DS?

ReadingZone asked Moulsecoomb Primary School if its pupils would review a set of Nintendo DS 'Flips' books for us. The DS Flips re-purpose existing titles such as Artemis Fowl and Mr Gum for the...

Will children read books on a Nintendo DS?

StoryWorld cards inspire children as writers

StoryWorld, published by Templar, is a set of illustrated cards which provide an imaginative starting point for children's creative writing and storytelling. ReadingZone asked a teacher to road test...

StoryWorld cards inspire children as writers
 

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