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Summer Reading: Six Fun Books for Newly Independent Readers

Every year since the Mini Reviewers have been old enough, we have taken part in the Summer Reading Challenge at our local library and this year is no exception. Although we regularly visit the library, the Summer Reading Challenge is something the Mini Reviewers really look forward to and so they were quick to sign up and start reading even before the school term had officially finished!

Touring Book Club: The Girls #TouringPictureBook

Welcome back to the Touring Book Club! This month we have a very special picture book to share with you,  The Girls written by Lauren Ace, illustrated by Jenny Lovlie and published by Caterpillar Books. If this is your first visit, the Touring Book Club is a monthly collaboration between four UK based book bloggers, where we take a look at the same picture book and share our own ideas for going beyond the story.

This month inspired by The Girls we explore the meaning of friendship and share a few simple ideas to celebrate International Friendship Day.

Books of the Month - June 2018

It has been rather tricky to choose our top books for June. Not only did we go on a bookshop spending spree, we also borrowed many summer themed picture books from our local library and were lucky enough to be sent several new releases from publishers too! However after very careful consideration, we have made our final decision and these are our picks...