Monthly Archives: November 2010

War-A Point of View

Guernica a painting by Pablo Picasso, in response to the bombing of Guernica, Basque Country, by German and Italian warplanes. Some of our children have experienced war directly or indirectly through a family member or friend. Many children will experience … Continue reading

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Walking and Digging in the company of Audio Books

To help me in my recent exercise drive I have taken up brisk walking for thirty minutes a day. I am really pleased with my progress as I have managed to keep this going for about a month now. I … Continue reading

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No longer required

I was amazed at the quality of the books my local library regularly disposes of. This happens according to a librarian, because, children are not reading as much as they used to and the library wants to use the shelf … Continue reading

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Meet Me by the Steelmen

Like so many book owners I have amassed a number of books that I haven’t had time to read. So I’m trying to catch up. I recently discovered that I had accidentally bought two of copies of Meet me by … Continue reading

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November 2010

Allow me to introduce you to two new books published by a small independent publisher called alanna books. Both books are delightful. Little Frog by Jakob Martin Strid (Translated from Danish) A warm and amusing book that reminds you of … Continue reading

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