Category Archives: Reading

The Narnia series

We’re currently reading book 3 of the Narnia series – The Horse and His Boy.  I can’t think of any other books I’ve looked forward to reading to my children more than these!  We’ve read them in order, so The … Continue reading

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BFIAR Angus Lost

I’ve recently got back to our BFIAR books with Isaac and Lydia, this time with Angus Lost, the story of a dog and his adventures around his town.  We didn’t particularly follow the recommendations in the BFIAR manual but we … Continue reading

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The beginnings of reading

I think it is the case that you enjoy a second baby more than the first, not that you love them more, just that you are more relaxed, more knowledgeable so you have more space to enjoy them.  So it … Continue reading

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BFIAR We’re going on a Bear Hunt

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Fantasy read-alouds

We’ve recently read through the Faraway Tree series by Enid Blyton. I loved these books when I was a child and spent hours drawing maps of different lands and pretending to visit them.  We’ve recently finished the last of the … Continue reading

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The Journey to Reading

Edward being the first person I’ve ever taught to read (or maybe, more accurate to say ‘accompanied on the journey to reading’), it’s been a really fascinating process to observe and be a part of.  A year ago, when he … Continue reading

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Before Five in a Row

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