This month sees the 182nd anniversary of Lewis Carroll’s birth and you will find his Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland in our Classics section but don’t miss out on all the books and eBooks we have on the site conveniently split into reading ages or lots of other special categories to keep your kids loving reading. Read on for more …
Exclusively for our newsletter subscribers who are part of the twitterati – just tweet @lovereadingkids your all-time favourite children’s book with the #LoveReading4Kids. A winner will then be picked at random to win a £50 LR4K voucher. Also do have a look at our Lovereading4kids Facebook page (even like it) where you can share more of your views on the children’s books that you and your children love.
…provided you stay on your side of the line, that is! Simon Rickerty’s new picture Book, Crayon is a funny, feel-good and surprising picture book that you and your little ones will love to read. Rickerty’s debut Monkey Nut was the recent winner of the Roald Dahl Funny Prize 2013 for the funniest
book for children aged six and under. Find out more here.
At last! A book that gently, humourously and affectionately reminds kids what their parents do for them (that isn’t just making them tidy-up and brush their teeth!). Meet the Parents by (Roald Dahl Funny Winner) Peter Bently is a book that every child should read and every parent will enjoy reading to them.
‘It reads aloud beautifully and will entertain children and parents alike.’ Booksellers’ Choice.
2014 marks 100 years since the start of the First World War (1914-18). The devastation wrought in those four years of conflict has inspired some incredible literature, for both adults and children. Do check out our special section dedicated to the brilliant books and stories for children (and even a sticker book for younger readers) based on WW1. We’ll be adding titles that catch our eye throughout the year and beyond:
2013 was an amazing year for kids’ books, including dyslexia friendly ones and we’ve put together all the very best of ’13 in a handy age-ranged category for you to catch up on any you’ve missed – see the
shelf below for a few particular favourites by age range and ones especially written to help dyslexic children.
We have two signed sets of Julia Jones’ maritime Strong Winds Trilogy to give away! Each lucky winner will receive a copy of The Salt-stained Book, A Ravelled Flag and Ghosting Home, beautifully packaged in a box covered with maritime charts.