Duck & Goose – Tad Hills – Resource

Duck & Goose by Tad Hills

Duck & Goose by Tad Hills Tad Hills gives us the beloved feathered friends Duck & Goose! Duck and Goose have to work at getting along. You see, Duck doesn’t much care for Goose at first, and Goose isn’t fond of Duck. But both want the egg that each claims to be his. As the […]

Winnie the Pooh – A. A. Milne – Resource

Winnie the Pooh by A. A. Milne 


Winnie the Pooh by A. A. Milne A heart-warming tale following Winnie-the-Pooh who is a good-natured, yellow-furred, honey-loving bear who lives in the Forest surrounding the Hundred Acre Wood with his friends Piglet, Winnie-the-Pooh, Eeyore, Christopher Robin, Rabbit, Roo, Kanga, Owl and Tigger. Genre:  friendship, animals, adventure Themes: nature, connection, life lessons Age: 8-9 years old […]

Dr Seuss – Green Eggs and Ham – Resource

Dr Seuss - Green Eggs and Ham

Dr Seuss – Green Eggs and Ham “I do not like green eggs and ham. I do not like them, Sam-I-am.   With unmistakable characters and signature rhymes, Dr. Seussís beloved favorite has cemented its place as a childrenís classic. Kids will love the terrific tongue-twisters as the list of places to enjoy green eggs […]

Pony – RJ Palacio – Resource

Pony by RJ Palacio In Palacio’s story, twelve-year-old Silas is awoken in the dead of night by three menacing horsemen who take his father away. Silas is left shaken, scared, and alone, except for the presence of his companion, Mittenwool . . . who happens to be a ghost. When a pony shows up at […]

The Twits – Roald Dahl – Resource

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The Twits – Roald Dahl Mr and Mrs Twit are possibly the vilest of all Roald Dahl’s creations. They are ugly on the inside, as is evident from the cruel tricks they play on each other and the way they treat the Muggle-Wump monkeys, and utterly disgusting on the outside! Genre:  animals, revenge, funny Themes: comedy, […]

Jill Tomlinson – The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark – Resource

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Jill Tomlinson – The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark Plop, the Baby Barn Owl, is like every Barn Owl there ever was, except for one thing – he is afraid of the dark. “Dark is nasty” he says and so he won’t go hunting with his parents. Genre: bravery, adventure, birds Themes: family, siblings, […]

Amelia Cobb – The Cuddly Koala

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Amelia Cobb – The Cuddly Koala Amelia Cobbs presents the Cuddly Koala! When Great-Uncle Horace brings back lost and homeless animals from his travels around the globe, it falls to Zoe and her mum, the zoo vet, to settle them into their new home. Zoe’s good at this, because she can understand what they say […]

Dianna Hutts Aston – A Nest is Noisy

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Dianna Hutts Aston – A Nest is Noisy A gorgeous and informative look at the fascinating world of nests. From tiny bee hummingbird nests to orangutan nests high in the rainforest canopy, an incredible variety of nests are showcased here in all their splendor. Poetic in voice and elegant in design, this carefully researched book […]

Stan & Jan Berenstain – The Berenstain bears and the missing dinosaur bone

Stan & Jan Berenstain - The Berenstain Bears and the Missing Dinosaur Bone book cover

Stan & Jan Berenstain – The Berenstain Bears and the Missing Dinosaur Bone When a dinosaur bone goes missing from the Bear Museum, it’s up to the Berenstain Bears to help crack the case. From the Mummy Room to the Hall of Famous Bears, the detectives seek every possible hiding place. Can Brother and Sister […]

Joyce Lankester Brisley – Further Doings of Milly-Molly-Mandy – Resource

Milly-Molly-Mandy lives in a tiny village in the heart of the countryside, where life is full of everyday adventures! Join the little girl in the candy-striped dress as she has a tea-party, looks after a baby hedgehog and helps to thatch a roof.

Joyce Lankester Brisley – Further Doings of Milly-Molly-Mandy Milly-Molly-Mandy lives in a tiny village in the heart of the countryside, where life is full of everyday adventures! Join the little girl in the candy-striped dress as she has a tea-party, looks after a baby hedgehog and helps to thatch a roof. Genre: nature, animals, fun […]

Bill Martin Jr. – Brown bear, brown bear, what do you see? – Resource

Brown Bear, brown bear, what do you see? By Bill Martin Jr. A big happy frog, a plump purple cat, a handsome blue horse, and a soft yellow duck--all parade across the pages of this delightful book. Children will immediately respond to Eric Carle's flat, boldly coloured collages. Combined with Bill Martin's singsong text, they create unforgettable images of these endearing animals.

Bill Martin Jr. – Brown bear, brown bear, what do you see? A big happy frog, a plump purple cat, a handsome blue horse, and a soft yellow duck–all parade across the pages of this delightful book. Children will immediately respond to Eric Carle’s flat, boldly coloured collages. Combined with Bill Martin Jr’s singsong text, […]

Roddy Doyle – The Star Dogs – Resource

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Roddy Doyle – The Star Dogs Roddy Doyle tells this novel from the perspective of the Russian dog Tsygan, this is the story of the first living creatures to be sent into space – the ‘star dogs’ of the title. Genre: space, animals, adventure  Themes: loyalty, friendship, perseverance, team work, overcoming fear, good vs. evil, […]