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  • Bloomsbury Young Readers' series

    Bloomsbury Young Readers' series

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    Monday, August 23, 2021

    Bloomsbury’s new Young Readers series of banded books is designed to help children grow in confidence as readers. We asked three teachers how useful the books are for homes and schools.

  • Super readable books for 11+ readers

    Super readable books for 11+ readers

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    Saturday, January 30, 2021

    The Super Readable Rollercoaster books are written by notable, contemporary writers and the first three titles include Rat by Patrice Lawrence, I Am the Minotaur by Anthony McGowan, and Edgar & Adolf by Ph...

  • Big dreams for little people

    Big dreams for little people

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    Sunday, June 30, 2019

    The Little People, Big Dreams series, published by Frances Lincoln, are stylish books aimed at young readers (aged 5-9 years) about outstanding women and men, and the dreams that they held as children and which motivated them...

  • Teaching with Dr Seuss

    Teaching with Dr Seuss

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    Saturday, June 1, 2019

    When Theodor Seuss Geisel - or Dr Seuss as he became known - was challenged in 1954 to write a book for school children using 250 of the words children use the most, he wrote The Cat in the Hat (using 236 words). This was soon...

  • Early Skills in Reading and Listening

    Early Skills in Reading and Listening

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    Saturday, June 1, 2019

    A new series of books focused on reading and listening skills aims to support young children in developing independent thinking skills and enthusiasm for reading. Find out more about the newly launched QED Essentials series.

  • Non-Fiction Early Readers

    Non-Fiction Early Readers

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    Saturday, June 1, 2019

    We asked teachers Lucy Newton, Lauren Maidman and Nikki Stiles to tell us what they thought of the new non-fiction early readers.