Category: Schools

Je ne m’appelle pas Bernard!

This book truly is my "coup de coeur" of the summer... and I looked at (and bought!) a lot of books during my 3 and half weeks in France!! I read it in a book shop in Annecy... and couldn't help laughing out loud... twice!! I knew then I had to buy it!! What attracted…
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Petit-Bleu et Petit-Jaune

I can’t believe I haven’t written a blog about this book before ! It is the story which got me where I am today... I had been sharing it with Y1-Y6 in a local school as part of their French day in June 2014 and told the head teacher how much I had enjoyed it... to which he replied that it was because I…
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Der Hase mit der roten Nase

Finally, this is our first blog about a German story book! You may not know that my degree is with the university of Lille in English &German; however I have unfortunately not taught German on a regular basis since 2003; I do like to share German stories on special visits though! Language of text : German Author or source : Helme Heine Intended age of students : Key Stage 2/3 Source reference :…
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Le secret

This is an authentic, cute and very accessible story which will come in very handy if you are doing work about how things grow... or will be great just as a treat too! Click here to watch a short video of me introducing the book on my YouTube channel. Language of text: French Author or…
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