World Book Day – Stories for Reading Out Loud

1st Feb 2020News

Children of all ages love hearing stories read out loud (don’t we all, in fact?). Some books, though, lend themselves to this much more than others, whether it’s down to the fun and silly voices required or the pure joy of word-play, rythym and rhyme. Here are our Top Five, for children from Nursery through … Read More

Children’s Book Week – School Workshops

1st Jun 2016News, School Workshops

Children’s Book Week is the annual celebration of books for young people and the joy of reading. Established in 1919, Children’s Book Week is the longest-running national literacy initiative in the country. Every year, commemorative events are held nationwide at schools, libraries, bookstores, homes, wherever young readers and books connect! If you are looking for ways to … Read More

Case Study: World Book Day and Shaking Up Shakespeare

7th Sep 2014Case Studies

We first met the Beacon Primary in Liverpool when the school’s Assistant Headteacher booked onto one of our own Teacher CPD Days: Twenty Ways into Shakespeare. She clearly enjoyed – and valued – the experience, because, a little while later, we were invited to visit the school on World Book Day – to work with Years … Read More