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So you’ve decided to make reading a part of your child’s daily routine. You’ve been to the baby bookshop and found the perfect books for your little one. But where should you put them? We think we've found the perfect solution from Tidy Books.
In a world of iPads, games consoles and toys requiring endless batteries, some down-time with a book can be wonderfully therapeutic. But how do you convince your child of that? Life is hectic for the modern family – it is hard to carve out a few minutes of peace and calm to read a good book. Yet that is all that is needed to create a young person who will love reading for the rest of their lives.
In ‘Help Your Child Love Reading’, Alison David uses her experience and extensive research to show parents how to instil a love of reading that will improve not only their child’s life, but theirs as well.
Providing guidance for parents of children aged 0-16 years, Alison discusses the importance of reading for pleasure at every age and gives practical tips for making reading fun for the whole family.
Here are Alison’s tips for reading with children aged 0-4 years.
When we created our Baby bookshop, we wanted to make sure books were categorised correctly so we came up with over 25 different categories. Our handy guides will help you to understand what different types of books are available for babies and toddlers and what ages they are suitable for.
Picking up a pencil, clicking on the link to this article and eating with chopsticks are all movements which use fine motor skills and your baby is developing these right from birth. You can help your baby to develop their fine motor skills by choosing the right books. We marry up each stage of fine motor skill development with the right books in the first of our ‘senses and skills’ series.
On Saturday 28th June, Routes to Reading was officially launched with the first ever Little Readers' Day Out in the At-Bristol science centre. Here are some of the highlights of the day.
Love is in the air and we’ve got just the book for showing it! The story of how Little Nutbrown Hare and Big Nutbrown Hare express their love for one another has been translated into 55 languages and in this article, we look at why it’s become so popular. The great news is that Guess How Much I Love You is celebrating its 20th Anniversary this year and we have five copies of the anniversary edition to give away. Read on to find out more.
The 44th instalment of Usborne's popular ‘That’s Not My…’ series has just been published and this time, little ones can enjoy finding their owl! Since the very first title in the series 'That's Not My Puppy' was published, this range has been enjoyed over and over again by babies and toddlers. In this article, we take a look at why this series is so popular and we give you a chance to win a copy of ‘That’s Not My Owl’.