Expert / 21 April, 2020 / My Baba
Reading to your children everyday is such a rewarding experience, not only due to its emotional, cultural and educational benefits, but also because it offers the perfect time to bond and have fun.
In saying that, most of us have had the thought “If I have to read that book ONE more time….”. Well, just when you didn’t think you could bear to read the same books another time, we are all locked inside our homes! For many families the idea of three plus months of reading the same books over and again might be terrifying. Luckily, with the help of BookTrust, we have got all your new reads, fresh finds and fun activities sorted.
Emily Drabble, Head of Books at BookTrust said: “As a reading charity we always want to shout about the amazing talented authors out there and fabulous books available. With this new time at home, parents now have the opportunity to have fun with some new titles!
While we can’t venture out to libraries – many ebook services are providing free downloads for kids and book retailers, and some independent stores are still operating online, which is a good opportunity to get some books safely in your hands.
On top of just reading to your kids, BookTrust, the UK’s largest children’s reading charity has created a new platform called BookTrust HomeTime, a new digital hub to entertain children and families at home, packed with free books, videos, recipes, competitions, quizzes and guest appearances from some the UK’s most loved authors and illustrators including Waterstones Children’s Laureate Cressida Cowell and BookTrust current Illustrator in Residence, Ed Vere.
Author: Kate Hindley
Author: Sara Gillingham
Author: Sam Lloyd
Author: Zehra Hicks
Author: Polly Dunbar
Author: Sam Taplin Illustrator: Ana
Author: Patricia Hegarty Illustrator: Xuan Le
Author: Edward Underwood
Author: Maisie Paradise Shearring
Author: Natasha Durley
Author: Fred Blunt
Author: Andrew Brenner and Sumita Majumdar
Author: Penny Harrison Illustrator: Katie Wilson
Author: Katie Brosnan
Author: Rose Robbins
Author: Charlotte Voake
Author: Atinuke Illustrator: Onyinye Iwu
Author: Jane Porter Illustrator: Maisie
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