This Week My Kids Are Reading…

We always borrow piles of books from the public library. These are current favourites.

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Cinnamon by Neil Gaiman

A beautifully illustrated tale of a blind and silent Indian princess, who only learns to talk after spending time with a visiting tiger.

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Nightlights by Lorena Alvarez

A wonderful picture book about girl called Sandy, who draws magical creatures that visit her at night. The illustrations are amazing, and the story is a little bit scary. My nine year old was captivated by it.

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The Marvellous Fluffy Squishy Itty Bitty by Beatrice Alemagna

Translated from the original French, this beautiful picture book tells the story of Edith, who embarks on a mission to buy the perfect birthday present for her mum. My six year old enjoyed this, but I think mainly because one of the characters shares his name!

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There’s A Troll On My Toilet by Catherine Jacob and Mike Byrne

Finally, a bit of toilet humour to keep my boys happy. This funny picture book was a Halloween pick, and didn’t disappoint.

More books my kids love: FrogMr Panda, Supertato and Winnie the Witch

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