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The Seed of Doubt (a review)

The Seed of Doubt is a beautiful story about resilience, self-doubt and the importance of dreaming. The little boy in this story, thinks of a world beyond where he lives. A world where mountain ranges rose sharp through clouds, oceans of hidden depths and cities filled with the tallest skyscrapers. But a seed of doubt…

Jungle Jamboree: A must read

Jungle Jamboree is a beautiful book! Recently I came across it at a local bookshop. I was immediately drawn the front cover and the vibrant illustrations! But when I read it, I realised that the importance of the story reflected the beauty of the illustrations. What is Jungle Jamboree about? It is set in a…

Reluctant Readers top teacher tips

As a former teacher and English Lead, I’m often asked about ways to encourage reluctant readers. Whilst I don’t claim to be an expert, I thought I would include some tips and research that I have come across over the years. Be a Role Model One of the first things that I would say is…