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Finally… my daughter has selected a Chris Riddell book to enjoy – and believe me there is SO much to enjoy.

Milly-Molly-Mandy

The children have been devouring books ever since the Read to Rio reading initiative was launched at school. This is definitely a good thing but in the quest to keep T supplied with something other than the *shudder, spit* “Rainbow Magic” series  I have been searching through my archive for some of my own childhood favourites. Enter the positively delightful “Milly-Molly-Mandy” by Joyce Lankester Brisley.

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Book Club

A few months ago a friend and I were bemoaning the fact that we never seemed to read very much any more.  That when we did read, our book choices were a little off and our general reading habit was more than a little un-inspired.   So we set up a Book Club.

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Read to Rio

My children have become really anti-social.  They don’t talk to me, apart from the odd grunt, and they barely even look at me.  They aren’t teenagers and I don’t actually mind.  Why?

They are reading.  On their own.  ALL the time.

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Following the inaugural meeting of our new book club it’s time to start a new book.  I’m off to the Alaskan winter with ‘The Snow Child’ by Eowyn Ivey.  So excited. 

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