A wise, funny book about family, community and working together to make a difference to Planet Earth.
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Another delightful 'story-telling math' book - we love it!
Book Review: Mangoes, Mischief, and Tales of Friendship: Stories from India
Two boys find witty solutions in these lively 'modern folktales' - perfect for reading together at bedtime.
Book Review: The Great Race – ‘Who ever heard of a snail racing a deer?’
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Bright market colours in this affectionate book remind us of loved ones far away.
Longing for Spring and for Renewal – book reviews
Snowy weather turns my thoughts - and our reading - to seeds and growth and Spring, and the families we want to share it with.
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So clever and yet so simple - an engaging story with some big ideas.
Pogalam vaanga! (Come on, let’s go!): thoughts on family and language
by Tulika Publishers, pictures by Rajiv Eipe, 2013 This is a book review of a book that I can’t read. Our children are growing up in the USA, but our families have roots in other countries, other cultures, and other languages. My husband’s family are originally from Tamil Nadu, the southern most state in India. … Continue reading Pogalam vaanga! (Come on, let’s go!): thoughts on family and language
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