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  • National Read a Book Day
    August 12, 2021 Laura Steele

    National Read a Book Day

    National Read a Book Day is on Monday September 6th this year. Take a look at our blog to find out about the importance and benefits of reading, as well as some great ideas for National Read a Book Day!

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  • Roald Dahl Day Activities
    August 26, 2020 Emma Shingleton

    Roald Dahl Day Activities

    Is anyone else as excited as we are at PBHQ about Roald Dahl Day this year? A children’s author that needs no introduction, whose stories are ingrained in children and adults far and wide.  To mark the occasion this year,...

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  • Wordless picture books
    January 16, 2020 Catherine Lynch

    Wordless picture books

    Wordless picture books are excellent for developing children’s reading, storytelling and writing skills, not to mention boosting their confidence.
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  • 10 Storytelling Tips for Parents
    January 13, 2020 Becky Cranham

    10 Storytelling Tips for Parents

    Telling your children stories is a great bonding experience and a fantastic way to develop their literacy and emotional skills. Here are our top storytelling tips for sharing the magic of stories with children.
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  • Top 10 Free English Resources for KS1 and KS2
    December 9, 2019 Becky Cranham

    Top 10 Free English Resources for KS1 and KS2

    Our team of teacher bees has put together a whole bunch of free English resources for your classroom to help challenge and engage your class. Download these fun games, challenges, posters and more to build up a bank of English activities to help consolidate and improve their core skills.
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