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National Poetry Day

National Poetry Day in England is a good excuse to look at some poetry in other languages! I had a realisation back in 2008  
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Raoul la Terreur

I bought this book at the Salon du Livre et de la Presse Jeunesse in Montreuil, Paris, in 2016. I met its author there, Claire Cantais, whose name I recognised because by then I already owned "Je ne m'appelle pas Bernard". Look at the lovely cut out she made just for me in the inside…
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September 2018 newsletter

Welcome to September's round up! I hope the new school year has started well for all of you. Can I be honest? I am tired at the end of this week already!! My podcast at the end of August was all about going back to school; you may still want to listen to it here…
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My top 5 books for languages days

These books would be ideal for the European Day of Languages on 26th September or for any celebrations of languages throughout the year of course. In no particular order: Patates, Lionel Le Néouanic, Seuil Jeunesse What happens when a family of sweet potatoes moves next door to potatoes? Find out in this book! This story…
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