Category Story Seekers

What do you look for in a book blog post?

I’ve been having a bit of think recently about blogging and as per usual, given that I am a Bear Of Very Little Brain, I haven’t got very far and am now looking for YOUR help. I absolutely love writing this blog.  Don’t get me wrong, it’s totally great to think that others might also […]

Inspiration for Story Seekers – Zoe Toft from ‘Playing by the book’

As I think more and more about making Story Seekers a reality, I’m finding it very useful to look at those who are already doing similar things and from whom I can learn so much.  Thus, I’m so pleased to have the second interview in my ‘inspiration’ series here on the blog today. I first […]

Another Story Seekers update

Today, a new email came through from Picture Book Den – a great blog to which I subscribe.  The posts are written by a group of children’s authors based in the UK and Ireland and they’re always fun to read, as well as (for me) being really useful and informative. Today’s feature was written by […]

Oxfam storytelling session – 2-4 year olds

This past Sunday I held another storytelling session at out local Oxfam Books and Music shop, this time for two to four year olds.  The amazing books above are the ones we shared and all of them were very well received by the children who came along. We started off by looking through a range […]

‘Read it, Daddy!’ interviews Story Seekers

This week over at the ‘Read it, Daddy!‘ blog the theme is ‘Brilliant Book Bloggers’ and today he’s featuring an interview with me 🙂 It was really great to be included, especially as part of such an esteemed group – the other bloggers featured are: – Leyla from ‘This Day I Love‘ – Mélanie from ‘Library […]

A new member of Story Seekers

OK, so my husband, M, doesn’t exactly count as a brand new member as he’s been on board with the Story Seekers idea from the start, but recently I’ve been thinking more about his involvement in how and what we read with C and H.  This is partly inspired by ‘Read It, Daddy!’ and his […]

World Book Day – storytelling session at C’s pre-school

So, today I’ve had pretty much the most brilliantly bookish morning I could ever have hoped for (not even marred by the fact that my car failed its MOT quite comprehensively, grrrrrrrr).  It was an utterly wonderful way to celebrate World Book Day 2013. A month or so ago, I was asked if I would […]