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The importance of books for kids

Here’s a nice video where Lisa Bu describes the importance of books in her development. She  talks about her cross-cultural experience and how books have helped here understand both her original culture and her new culture. Her talk reminded me … Continue reading

Helping kids to wonder

This looks like a lovely present for your little ones – ideal for that special child’s christmas present. I Wonder by Annaka Harris. I mentioned this book when it was little more than a gleam in the author’s eye (see I … Continue reading

Christmas gift ideas: One for the kids

Books are ideal Christmas presents. And as I am spending some time dealing with family business I thought reposting some of my past book reviews over the next few days could be useful am repeating some of my past book … Continue reading

Christmas gift ideas: Kids – it’s OK to be different!

Are you having problems of finding meaningful Christmas presents for family and friends? Well books are ideal. And as I am spending some time dealing with family business I thought reposting some of my past book reviews over the next … Continue reading

Some things for the kids

Well actually for their parents and grandparents. Especially with Christmas on the horizon. Right where you are now Right Here You Are Now is a bedtime story for kids. It’s also scientifically accurate, so it’s more than just a bedtime … Continue reading

Kids – it’s OK to be different!

Book Review: Why Don’t We Go to Church? by Gail Miller (Author), Rosalind Eagle (Author), Angela Seear (Illustrator). Price: US$8.99; International US$10.99 Reading level: Ages 9-12 Paperback: 51 pages Publisher: Art Bookbindery; First edition (May 6, 2010) Language: English ISBN-10: 0986587605 … Continue reading

One for the kids

Book Review: Evolution: How We and All Living Things Came to Be by Daniel Loxton Reading level: Young Adult Price: US$12.89, NZ$40.99 Hardcover: 56 pages Publisher: Kids Can Press, Ltd. (February 1, 2010) ISBN-10: 1554534305 ISBN-13: 978-1554534302 Today, February 12, … Continue reading

I don’t know!

Here’s a wonderful idea for a children’s book. A book encouraging children to question and appreciate the world around them. A book that isn’t afraid to tell kids “I don’t know!” It’s the brainchild of Annaka Harris. She has launched … Continue reading

Cynical evangelisation of children

All parents are concerned when they send their children out into the world. We all hope that our schools, and other places our children go, are going to be safe. We are rightfully shocked when we find adults entrusted with … Continue reading

New book formats

The last few days I have been reading a novel in the pBook format. It’s been an interesting experience as since I got my eBook reader over a year ago (see The joys of eBook readers – the Sony PRS-650 Touch) I … Continue reading