Witches, wizards and mythical creatures. Is there anything more to fantasy books for kids?Hands up if you think that fantasy books are just souped-up fairy tales for little kids. If you flick past books with dragons and mythical beasts with barely a second glance. ...

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Books with no words? What's the point of wordless picture books? How on earth can that help my child to learn to read? Or to improve their reading? Is that what you're thinking? It is, isn't it? I know because I used to think ...

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Now, you might have a kid who takes to reading like a duck to water. Or you might have a reluctant reader, a child who'd rather do anything than pick up a book.Sound familiar? Don't worry. You're not alone. And there are some simple ...

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Hooray! Your child is ready to embark on reading alone! But how do you choose a just right book for independent reading?Firstly, let's start off by giving yourself a big clap on the back. You've probably spent hours (though it might feel a whole ...

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