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Julián is a Mermaid

By Fiona Hamilton / September 27, 2023

Julian is creative. Julian is inspired. Julian is also a mermaid. Enjoy exploring words that may inspire you and your creativity.

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The Boy Who Tried to Shrink His Name

By Fiona Hamilton / September 21, 2023

Embrace the stories behind names and words and unite your community through this week’s text that celebrates identity and connection.

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By Fiona Hamilton / September 13, 2023

So many things to go deep into in this beautiful fact-filled reference book. Why not go deep with word inquiry too? So much to explore!

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Never, Not Ever!

By Fiona Hamilton / August 16, 2023

Does trying something new leave you shaking, trembling or even sobbing? Pascaline the bat feels the same in this ‘first-day jitters’ tale.

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Dave’s Rock

By Fiona Hamilton / June 14, 2023

What can you rock with a rock? Whatever it is, make it good, then better, and finally your best with cavemen Jon and Dave in Dave’s Rock.

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The Circles All Around Us

By Fiona Hamilton / June 9, 2023

Who are the people around you? Who is in your circle? Celebrate your place and connection in a community with this wise worldly text.

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In a Jar

By Fiona Hamilton / May 31, 2023

What do you collect and what is worth keeping in a jar? Find out what collections two friends move with them in this moving story.

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By Fiona Hamilton / May 24, 2023

Elmer, the patchwork elephant embraces his uniqueness and teaches us it’s okay to be different. Inquire into our differences with Elmer.

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The Speedy Sloth

By Fiona Hamilton / May 17, 2023

Slow or fast, first or last, race to read The Speedy Sloth and engage with words, letters and classmates in several different ways.

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Stick and Stone

By Fiona Hamilton / May 10, 2023

These friends really stick together and some letters often stick together too! Explore different letters in this tale about friendship.

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My Cat Likes to Hide in Boxes

By Fiona Hamilton / April 27, 2023

My cat likes to hide in boxes and graphemes can hide in words too. Explore this book – take a close look at the spelling of some words.

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The Lost Words: a spell book

By Fiona Hamilton / April 18, 2023

Take time to celebrate nature – and naturally, we encourage you to explore the wonderful words we use to describe all things natural.

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Crescent Moons and Pointed Minarets

By Fiona Hamilton / April 13, 2023

Shapes and words are a part of everyday life. What shapes represent things that are important to you and what are the stories they hold?

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Spring Stinks

By Fiona Hamilton / April 5, 2023

Dislike something that everyone else likes? You are not alone. But everyone enjoys springing into word investigations with Spring Stinks.

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By Fiona Hamilton / March 30, 2023

What would you do if you really needed the loo but noone would let you jump the queue? Find out in this text packed full of rhyme.

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When Aidan Became a Brother

By Fiona Hamilton / March 23, 2023

Where do you belong? Who makes you feel like you belong? Aidan knows he belongs and helps the newest member of his family belong too.

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By Fiona Hamilton / March 15, 2023

There are so many different ways to enjoy and celebrate green. Dive into a sea of green and see all the word inquiry it brings.

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Mrs Wishy Washy

By Fiona Hamilton / March 9, 2023

Make a splash with Mrs Wishy Washy and her animal friends and jump into some word inquiry with this classic and humorous book.

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The Kindest Red

By Fiona Hamilton / March 1, 2023

A world of friendship, kindness and understanding is blossoming in this lovely book. Don’t just be kind, be the kindest you can be.

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Stanley and the Wild Words

By Fiona Hamilton / February 22, 2023

It’s normal to feel frustrated when you can’t spell enormous words. Join Stanley as he learns some new spelling strategies.

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