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Start the Reading Bug habit

How can you help a child develop a lifelong love of reading? Here, publisher Barefoot Books gives some tips to make reading a special treat now and in future years.


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Books at bedtime


Sharing a book at bedtime is, as many parents and carers find, a wonderful way to calm a child before they go to sleep. Here, Alex also enjoys exploring the illustrations in 'I Wish I Were a Pilot' (Barefoot Books) and sharing what he finds with his mum.





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