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Inspiration

BEDTIME STORY & READING TO OLDER CHILDREN

03/01/2016,

According to recent research, when children begin to read independently (between the ages of 6 and 9) their parents usually stop reading aloud to them. Yet, most of those children say “they loved it” when their parents read aloud to them at home. And the top reason is that bedtime story is a special time […]

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Education

WE LOVE READING: TRAVELLING LIBRARIES IN EVERY NEIGHBOURHOOD

12/07/2015,

Reading is essential to the development of children’s personality, imagination, and cognitive skills. Children must learn to love and enjoy reading to reap its benefits, but regrettably not all children around the world read books daily. We have featured previously the amazing international work of the organization Book Aid International and today I am pleased […]

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Education

BOOKS CHANGE LIVES: BOOK AID INTERNATIONAL

11/05/2015,

Book Aid International is the UK’s leading library development charity working in sub-Saharan Africa. Across Africa millions of people are unable to reach their full potential because of a basic lack of books, reading materials and information. Book Aid International believes that books and reading afford people the opportunity to improve their own lives and […]

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Travel

TRAVELLING TO LAOS: THE ELEPHANT CONSERVATION CENTER

07/27/2015,

If you have the opportunity to travel with your family to Laos, the Elephant Conservation Center offers a unique experience to visitors wishing to contribute towards the protection of the Asian Elephant. This family friendly center was launched in 2011 and welcomes visitors from all ages.  It is managed by a team of elephant specialists […]

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Inspiration

MAGICAL AND PERSONALIZED BOOKS BY MUNDO CRONOPIO

07/20/2015,

“If you read, they read” was a popular reading campaign slogan.  Mundo Cronopio adds two more considerations: “if you write, they write” and “if you create, they create”. Mundo Cronopio is a space to play with books and to live and enjoy those books also by creating them. This is a beautiful video (in Spanish) in […]

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KIDS BOOKS DISPLAY
Inspiration

KIDS BOOKS: OUR GROWING COLLECTION

06/16/2015,

I am a passionate book lover and my kids have become passionate children’s picture book lovers. I regret that most of my childhood books were not saved from our different moving purges, but my kids have been very lucky to keep at least some of my brother’s old books and his comic collection. Our ever-growing […]

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