The reluctant reader journey continues

The reluctant reader journey continues

From as far back as I can remember I’ve loved books.  Trips to Aldershot Library to pick up and exchange books was always a highlight of my week as a child.  I’m still a bookworm now and there’s a rather large pile of books to read by the side of… Continue reading »

An update on my reluctant reader

An update on my reluctant reader

Whenever I look at the recommended reading list from school for a child in Year Four, if I’m honest, I just want to cry.  I feel defeated as a parent, and as a book lover.  I just haven’t been able to visualise my nearly nine-year old son ever getting to… Continue reading »

Encouraging a reluctant reader

Encouraging a reluctant reader

You all know the reading journey I’ve been taking with Monkey since he was little.  He’s a lover of books, but not the reading of them.  It’s so alien to me, an avid bookworm from the year dot.  My house has often resembled a library as I’ve tried encouraging a reluctant… Continue reading »