Hi folks! So pleased today to be sharing an extract from the Secret Life of Albert Entwistle as one of #AlbertsPals Enjoy!! *** He weaved his way through a jumble of steel carts stuffed with sacks of mail. Some of the younger staff were sifting through the letters and parcels, dropping … [Read more...] about The secret life of Albert Entwistle #AlbertsPals
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Listen again here on BBC sounds (you need a BBC login) From 33.55 ish. My comments in italics. Presenter Emma Barnett. Be aware that incoherencies and typos will be due to my inability to type as fast as people speak. Emma: Now, children all across the UK are returning to school this week but an … [Read more...] about BBC Woman’s Hour Tuesday 9th March – Electing to home school.
Disclosure: we were sent a copy free for review and links to bookshops are affiliate links, where I may get a small amount of money if you buy through it. Dog lost in space? Grown an extra head and don't know why? Pocket money stolen by a green blob? You need the Space Detectives! Connor … [Read more...] about Space Detectives by Mark Powers, illustrated by Dapo Adeola