Reading

More Books

In all the excitement about the maths books and then the unexpected journey yesterday, I completely forgot to mention that we also picked up our November set of books from the Scholastic catalogue. This month we chose the Usborne Phonics Readers set of twelve titles […]

Books and reading

Books and reading

What are we currently reading here at the Patch? Well, depending on the child we have a bit on the go. Miss Oh Waily is currently being read Charlotte’s Web, one of my lovely “children’s classics” purchased from the  Book Depository a little while back.  This, in […]

Poetry

Do you read your children poetry? I remember being very ambivalent about poetry at school.  I don’t ever really recall understanding meter and how to structure a poem.  I could probably barely tell you the difference between a haiku and an epigram. I finally enjoyed […]

Sharing a Shell – Julia Donaldson

Sharing a Shell – Julia Donaldson

This week we brought home this little gem from the library in our book bag. The Oh Wailys already own quite a few books by Julia Donaldson.  More than I care to confess to here today, but naturally involve the Gruffalo and it’s child as […]