Category Archives: Books

Book Day

On Friday, we decided to have a book day.  Owl had suggested it when we were tidying the children’s bedrooms last weekend and I commented that we had more books than we could ever have time to read.  I really … Continue reading

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Birthday interview with Monkey

Monkey is seven today.  This is his birthday interview. What would you like to be when you grow up? A fireman What’s your favourite colour? Gold What’s your favourite book? Moody Margaret Casts a Spell, by Francesca Simon What are … Continue reading

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Maths for Martians

This post is written by Owl.   Today I read this book: Galaxy Getaway.  The theme is space, and the main character is called Zeno.  The main part of the story is Zeno travelling on a long space journey to … Continue reading

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Funny

If Tiddler could write and I asked him to blog his favourite bedtime story, this would be it.  He can’t just yet (home ed kids may be advanced, but he has only just turned two) so I’ll have to do … Continue reading

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Owl

Owl is 7, very nearly 8, my first baby… and the book I have chosen for him is Owl Babies.  I have read it to all my babies, and still do.  Though they are not babies any more, not even … Continue reading

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Monkey

I said I would write a post about a children’s book linked to the nickname we have chosen for each child.  Next up is monkey.  Our monkey is six, and it wasn’t hard to choose a book to write about … Continue reading

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Rabbit

Yesterday I wrote a post about Tiddler, the book which inspired the nickname of our smallest one.  After much discussion with the three older children, I have chosen a nickname for each of them, and I thought it would be … Continue reading

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