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La chauve-souris

I bought this adorable book from Little Linguist in the summer of 2021 - click here to get your own copy! Language of text: FrenchType of text: pop up picture bookAuthor or source: Kimiko, published by l'école des loisirsIntended age of students: Key Stage 1/2Source...

Dans ta tête

I bought this book in the summer of 2021 - I am a big fan of Matthieu Maudet's work, so if you like this book, do click here to check out others that I have written blogs on!Language of text: FrenchType of text: picture bookAuthor or source: Matthieu Maudet, published...

J’apprends le handball

I have decided to include non-fiction picture books in my recommendations, as they are so important too. It is not all about stories! First up: a book about handball, because it is a sport that is so popular in France and on the continent but not so well known in...

EDoL 2021

In 2020, for the European Day of Languages (26th September every year), I recycled an old (classic) idea in one of my schools: each class chose a European country and did some research on it. Then each child got given a piece of bunting (triangular card) where,...

What a wonderful phrase / word

After hesitating, I bought both these books from Little Linguist... and why was I hesitating? They are even nicer than I thought! You can get a hold of them too: click here for "What a wonderful word" and here for "What a wonderful phrase". I think that I have a...

Bloub bloub bloub

I bought this lovely story from a car boot sale in France a few years back. I seem to be attracted by French translations of Japanese stories! Extra resources on French websites: click here for the "dossier pédagogique" provided by l'école des loisirs, or click here...

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