12 days of christmas

I’m a big believer of books as gifts. I know we all think books will be a token decoration in the years to come, but yesterday I stood in a chain book store in a posh shopping centre unable to move due to the amount of people there. In my five miniute stay I saw three books I’m dying to own and about ten I want to read. Books are still the gift of story and story is how society is build.

Today’s gift is a book by Tom Fletcher and Dougie Poynter, of McFly fame. (yes I fangirled over them) express.co.uk Summed it up nicely

“They’re fascinated with dinosaurs, make fart noises and laugh at each other’s poo jokes.” express.co.uk

This is engaging to most boys and girls, it’s the taboo subject of every 3-8 year old. It is also a great way of encouraging toilet use and training.

Teachers: this book was written by musicians therefor the rhyming is good. There is only one couplet that needs accenting to hold true.

This books under my tree for sure, but you will be getting it is the question?

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Book week resources

Somehow book week sneaks up on us again, it is time to dress up and have lessons focused around books and stories. I am going to get straight to the point and list a few of my Favourite resources.

http://www.heroesofreading.com.au

Australian website dedicated to authors and illustrators and how amazing they are. also heaps of resources for individual books and a teachers page. Brought to you by Walker Books. This is their current Free resource.

http://www.lombard.com.au

best place for dress ups and costumes, there is even a discount voucher email me and i’ll send it on rightontheboard@gmail.com.

http://cbca.org.au/nextyrbkwk.htm

the official website

http://www.bookweekonline.com

everything you could want website

http://www.thebookchook.com/2013/04/activities-for-childrens-book-week-2013.html 

and a blog that i follow who has an amazing amount of book knowledge.

 

 

Happy Reading