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How to Two

By Fiona Hamilton / February 16, 2022

We three all really enjoy the number two. If you want to, you too can enjoy two, possibly twice as much!

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Love is

By Fiona Hamilton / February 8, 2022

Love is… Use our book this week to think about all the things you love. Why not develop your love and curiosity for words together too!

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The Pigeon HAS to Go to School

By Fiona Hamilton / February 2, 2022

The pigeon wants to notice words! Use this classic text to look at long vowels and engage young readers to be playful in their reading.

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Watercress

By Fiona Hamilton / January 25, 2022

Caldecott winner, Newbery honour and wonderful word inquiry opportunities too! Will the words or the pictures capture your heart?

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Stack The Cats

By Fiona Hamilton / January 19, 2022

Make the purrfect cat stack while you work with words and numbers. This colourful, active book really stacks up for our young readers.

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Our Favorite Day of the Year

By Fiona Hamilton / December 8, 2021

What words would you use to describe your favorite day of the year? Celebrate friendships and words with this any time of year text.

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Change Sings

By Fiona Hamilton / November 30, 2021

We all have the power to make changes, big and small. Anthems and rousing words inspire us to investigate language and to take action.

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The Pear in the Pear Tree

By Fiona Hamilton / November 23, 2021

The pear is sweet, the rhyming a treat, the words worth a look as you engage with this book. Climb in and investigate!

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The Bomb – Cannonball

By Fiona Hamilton / November 16, 2021

Be brave and dive into investigating double letters and related families with Sacha Cotter’s The Bomb, also published as Cannonball.

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The Thankful Book

By Fiona Hamilton / November 9, 2021

What little things are you thankful for today? We are thankful for words that keep us thinking, wondering, inquiring and learning.

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Imagine

By Fiona Hamilton / November 2, 2021

We want our children to use their imagination pretending to be animals that are thriving, so together let’s take care of our Earth.

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The OK Book

By Fiona Hamilton / October 26, 2021

You might not be an excellent word inquirer…yet. That’s OK. Be a noticer, thinker, and practicer and you will become a word knower!

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Drawn Together

By Fiona Hamilton / October 20, 2021

When we can’t connect using a shared language we need to find a way to draw together. And what does draw really mean anyway?

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Dog Tales

By Fiona Hamilton / October 13, 2021

Every dog has a tale to tell and every word a story. We’ve selected a few of our favourite books as we investigate pets and plurals.

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Dreamers

By Fiona Hamilton / October 5, 2021

‘One day we packed our bags, and we crossed a bridge as wide as the universe, bringing with us our gifts.’ Words let you tell your story.

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Actual Size

By Fiona Hamilton / September 28, 2021

Ever wondered the actual size of a goby fish or whether actual is part of the act family? Find out when you join us this week.

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Voices In The Park

By Fiona Hamilton / September 21, 2021

Four different voices tell the story of a walk in the park. Join us to explore the word perspective in this week’s book by Anthony Browne.

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International Peace Day

By Fiona Hamilton / September 15, 2021

Peace – pax – vrede. We introduce three books which explore this important concept. Dive into words while sharing the message of peace.

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The Dot

By Fiona Hamilton / September 9, 2021

On Sept 15ish create bravely and be courageous exploring words just like Peter H. Reynolds was in his Creatrilogy. Start with The Dot.

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How To Read A Book

By Fiona Hamilton / September 8, 2021

Let your fingers wonder as they wander… So many wonderings about words as you engage with this poem about the magic of books.

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