Children’s librarian Greta Paterson shares her 5 top tips for choosing books for 3–7 year olds.
Blog posts for: Age 4-5
Parents’ evenings are a very important part of the relationship you develop with your child’s school and teacher. Find out how to get the most out of them.
Win a free copy of The Wild, a lyrical modern fable with a hopeful message about how our environment needs us just as much as we need it. Suitable for 3+ (November 2023)
Win a free copy of Thunderboots, a fun story about a little girl who realises that what makes her different is also what makes her unique! Suitable for 3+ (October 2023)
Louise Pennington shows us her top five maths games, including ‘Bunny rabbit ears’ and ‘What’s in the bag?’, to help your child practise their number facts.
Win copies of Emerald and the Ocean Parade, about a mermaid princess who doesn’t feel like one at all. Suitable for children aged 5-8 (March 2023)
Make this year’s celebration of books and reading extra special with our no-sew World Book Day costume ideas, including Winnie the Witch and Isadora Moon.
Win copies of Ways to Say I Love You, a warm picture book that explores how we express love. Suitable for children aged 2+ (February 2023)
Building confidence in maths early on will pay back many times over. Get tips for developing your child’s mental arithmetic skills.
Win copies of The Worry Jar, a heart-warming and confidence-building story. Suitable for children aged 2+ (January 2023)
Win copies of our cosy Christmas book bundle in our festive give away (December 2022)
Win copies of The Friendship Bench, the perfect returning to school read. Suitable for children aged 2+ (September 2022)