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New Book Releases – May 2016

Hopefully this post will keep you up to date with titles coming out next month and will be divided into categories of Picture books, Children’s books and Young Adult Books. Some may be new authors or titles which seem to be creating a lot of buzz (or just look really good!) and some will be… Continue reading New Book Releases – May 2016

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Once Upon An Alphabet by Oliver Jeffers

Oliver Jeffers is an awesome writer and illustrator and I am quite a fan of his stories. With his latest work ‘Once upon an Alphabet’ he has the intriguing idea of writing a short story for each letter of the alphabet. They are very short tales, some as poems others as little incidences. It is… Continue reading Once Upon An Alphabet by Oliver Jeffers

Alternative Teaching Methods · Reading for Pleasure · Storytime · Webcasts

5 Ways To Help You See The Bigger Picture During Storytime

Here at SLS Guernsey, Elizabeth and Tiffany signed up to listen to the School Library Journal’s (@SLJournal) recent webcast Children, Children, What Do You See?: Using the Whole Book Approach at Storytime.  Here’s what we’ve learned from the webcast: Elizabeth’s write up:- I have just listened to the webcast about the Whole Book Approach (WBA)… Continue reading 5 Ways To Help You See The Bigger Picture During Storytime