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Read Aloud

Reading aloud is an essential step on a child's journey to independent reading and can help foster a life-long love of books. This special section includes a selection of books which we think are perfect for reading aloud to children, with lively storylines or interesting facts, and with inspiring illustrations to help your child learn to love reading.

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Martha Mayhem Goes Nuts!

Martha Mayhem Goes Nuts!

5+ readers 7+ readers

Author: Joanne Owen Format: Paperback Release Date: 11/01/2018

The second in a fantastic funny younger series from Carnegie and Branford Boase long-listed author, Joanne Owen.Martha is still causing accidental mayhem in this second book in the series. She accidentally drops a nutmeg into a grow and move potion concocted by grumpy witch, Griselda Gritch . . . and mayhem unfolds, including an even-grumpier-than-Griselda-Gritch magical nutmeg lady, the village hall being accidentally knocked down by a herd of cows, and a VERY eventful and catastrophic village fete and football match.Everybody blames Martha - again!

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Reading stories aloud will help your child develop key literacy skills, recognise letters and understand how a story develops.

It is also a lovely nurturing time when you can spend time with young children without the distractions of modern life.

If you would like to find out a bit more about the benefits of reading aloud you can visit which also has top tips from Early Reading specialist, Emily Guille-Marrett.


You might also be interested in our Dyslexia Friendly Picture book selection for Parents and Children to share - click here.