“It’s a shortlist to revel in; four very different books that share intelligence and heart as their common denominator.”
These were the words of judge Katherine Rundell, (Rooftoppers) in The Guardian today as the much anticipated shortlist of children's fiction for 2014 was announced.
Spook-tacular suggestions for Halloween. Enjoy!
With Halloween fast approaching it's a great time to get in some picture books on a great theme - spooks, witches, monsters and ... dark, dark forests.
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Have some fun as you browse through our selection - from the scary to the just pure fun ... because not all little ones enjoy being frightened.
Have you downloaded books apps for your child(ren)? Do you know what to look for?
I asked Dr Kristy Goodwin, from Every Chance to Learn, is a children’s technology & brain researcher and mum to pop into My Book Corner to share her expertise ...
Grab a warm cup of tea & enjoy this insightful peek into the creation of a picture book.
Many picture books involve the collaboration between two very important people - the author and the illustrator. Wouldn't you just love to know how this works in reality?
This is possibly one of the most giggle inducing guest posts I've had the pleasure of hosting here at My Book Corner!
I asked Pepino, Anna and Holly (stars of the The Royal Babysitters by Clémentine Beauvais) to share some pearls of wisdom with you ... their top tips for babysitting!!
Andrew Goff, current COO of Gazoob & former teacher, is a bit of a whizz when it comes to educational apps, which is just as well as there are a plethora of apps on the market at the moment.
Which one to choose?