Cards that have real meaning!

I’m a total sucker for a good card! I’m one of those people who stands in the shop reading each verse, making sure it says what I want it to say, and when I receive a card, yes the words mean the world to me! So when I found out that Usborne…

Creative Writing – Help your child write their own story!

The Story Explorers Club is passionate about children writing their own story! Whether they want to write a story or write to help them deal with their feelings, we’re hoping as The Story Explorers Club develops we can help children achieve this. Usborne Books already have four books that help children write their own…

Why you should choose Usborne Books!

Usborne is well regarded as a market leader within the children’s publishing industry and each year they are looking for innovative new ideas that will excite children and adults alike. These are just a few of the amazing points about Usborne Books: Age Elastic/Multi-Level Books that can be used in a variety…

Do babies only see black and white?

At birth, your baby sees only in black and white and shades of gray. taken from: http://www.allaboutvision.com/parents/infants.htm Click on the link above to find out more about how a baby’s sight develops. Usborne publishing have developed a range of baby books that will help to stimulate their tiny minds. Here’s two of my…

Did you get a lie-in this morning?

So it’s Saturday morning and if you’re still in bed by 8am, you’re lucky 🙂 Parents across the country have had their kids poking their eyes, picking their noses or twisting their lips. Kids have pleaded, begged, shouted, bounced on beds to shoehorn their parents out of bed! Mine this morning was, ‘I’m hhhhuuunnnngggggrrryyyy’….

Gorgeous Bedtime Stories

Did you realise that a third of parents never read to their kids before bed? The article I found this information from also states that child psychologist, Dr. Richard Woolfson stresses that storytime before bed can benefit everyone. (This was taken from http://www.mirror.co.uk/lifestyle/family/reading-your-children-5-top-5145974)   You can read more from Dr. Richard Woolfson and his…

Usborne’s New Titles for October!

Usborne Publishing are always searching for innovative and exciting projects and every month they bring out some new titles! Look at what is going on this month! If you’d like to know more about any of the books in the pictures below, just send me a message and I’ll send you the details. There’s…

Why I’ve set-up ‘The Story Explorers Club’!

The Story Explorers Club’s mission: To help build awareness of the importance of reading and writing, not just for educational purposes, but for children’s personal development; by encouraging them to express their feelings through creative writing and reading which in turn allows them to build on their self-esteem and self-confidence. Combining my MA…

Schedule for the online launch of ‘The Book Explorers Club’

The Story Explorers Club’s Online Launch Schedule 2nd Oct – 4th Oct 2015 FRIDAY 6.00pm – Welcome 🙂 6.30pm – You’ll be able to view the online Catalogue. This will allow you to view at your own leisure throughout the weekend. 7.00pm – Why have I set-up ‘The Book Explorer Club’? 7.30pm…

How to get your hands on some FREE Usborne Children’s Books?

  So I’ve decided to make the plunge into a new and exciting venture! I’m not leaving my own writing behind, but this opportunity still allows me to work with my passion … stories, stories and more stories! Using my MA in Creative Writing, I’m hoping to bring you a world full…