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The Magic Of My Name-Personalised Children’s Book Review

We were really kindly sent some personalised books from The Magic of My Name-a treat for both children with individual stories of their names.   Who are The Magic Of My Name? In basic terms?  The Magic of My Name was created by The Story Tailors-creators of personalised story books. The Story Tailors wanted to launch … Continue reading The Magic Of My Name-Personalised Children’s Book Review

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Early Learning Books from It’s Your Story

We were really lucky to have been sent this beautiful bundle of early learning books from It's Your Story. Learning at home, is something that always has been really important to me-although we're not a Home Education family-my children both attend school and nursery, I still like to support their learning at home. We're now … Continue reading Early Learning Books from It’s Your Story

Storytime

Children’s literature-Storytime Magazine-Review and Giveaway!

If you're like us (and I'm pretty sure like most of the worlds parents), you have story time as part of your bedtime routine. I'm always after new stories, new books, and new concepts to shake story time up a little, so, when I was sent two magazines from Storytime, I knew the children (and … Continue reading Children’s literature-Storytime Magazine-Review and Giveaway!

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Emirates Flight Time Stories-Monkey On A Plane

Mayflower Blogs were sent 'Monkeys on a Plane', a flight time story from Emirates. (They also sent a banana guard-which has generated a lot more interest from my children than I thought it would!) Created by award winning author-illustrator duo-Sarah McIntyre and Philip Reeve, 'Monkeys on a Plane' is based on a story of the same name by … Continue reading Emirates Flight Time Stories-Monkey On A Plane

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Clever Tykes Storybooks-Supported By Lloyds Banking Group

Clever Tykes sent us the three storybooks they have published with the support of Lloyds Banking Group. Earlier this year the co-founders of Clever Tykes secured sponsorship to gift the Clever Tykes storybooks into all primary schools in the UK–which will give 4 million children an enterprising role model no matter what their background. Alongside the books, … Continue reading Clever Tykes Storybooks-Supported By Lloyds Banking Group

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Pride and Prejudice at The Marlowe Theatre-Review

Last night, I was invited to the press night for Pride and Prejudice at the Marlowe Theatre.  Originally a Regent's Park open air theatre play, the show has three weeks left of its tour, playing another four days in Canterbury, before moving on to Liverpool, Newcastle and Cardiff. Tickets are available here for The Marlowe Theatre and here … Continue reading Pride and Prejudice at The Marlowe Theatre-Review