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Book Reviews

Diverse picture books: Pink is for Boys

This series of online resources looks at issues related to social diversity through a range of picture books. The term diversity can be used to cover a number of social categories including, but not limited to, representations and identity, ethnicity, sexuality, gender orientation, family setting and housing. The series aims to increase the range of picture books being shared in EYFS and KS1 classrooms by introducing picture books that explore ideas related to diversity. 

Diverse picture books: I Walk with Vanessa

This series of online resources looks at issues related to social diversity through a range of picture books. The term diversity can be used to cover a number of social categories including, but not limited to, representations and identity, ethnicity, sexuality, gender orientation, family setting and housing. The series aims to increase the range of picture books being shared in EYFS and KS1 classrooms by introducing picture books that explore ideas related to diversity. 

Diverse picture books: And Tango Makes Three

This series of online resources looks at issues related to social diversity through a range of picture books. The term diversity can be used to cover a number of social categories including, but not limited to, representations and identity, ethnicity, sexuality, gender orientation, family setting and housing. The series aims to increase the range of picture books being shared in EYFS and KS1 classrooms by introducing picture books that explore ideas related to diversity. 

Diverse picture books: Billy and the Beast

This series of online resources looks at issues related to social diversity through a range of picture books. The term diversity can be used to cover a number of social categories including, but not limited to, representations and identity, ethnicity, sexuality, gender orientation, family setting and housing. The series aims to increase the range of picture books being shared in EYFS and KS1 classrooms by introducing picture books that explore ideas related to diversity. 

Review of the Cool Web edited by Margaret Meek, Aidan Warlow, Griselda Barton

UKLA has published several reviews of tried and tested books. These aren’t new publications but books which members recommend as practical and accessible.
UKLA has published several reviews of tried and tested books. These aren’t new publications but books which members recommend as practical and accessible.

Review of Writing and the Writer by Frank Smith

UKLA has published several reviews of tried and tested books. These aren’t new publications but books which members recommend as practical and accessible.

Review of How Texts Teach What Readers Learn by Margaret Meek

UKLA has published several reviews of tried and tested books. These aren’t new publications but books which members recommend as practical and accessible.

Review of On Being Literate by Margaret Meek

UKLA has published several reviews of tried and tested books. These aren’t new publications but books which members recommend as practical and accessible.

Review of To Rhyme Or Not To Rhyme? Teaching Children to Write Poetry by Sandy Brownjohn

UKLA has published several reviews of tried and tested books. These aren’t new publications but books which members recommend as practical and accessible.
UKLA has published several reviews of tried and tested books. These aren’t new publications but books which members recommend as practical and accessible.

Review of None but our Words: Critical Literacy in Classroom and Community by Chris Searle

UKLA has published several reviews of tried and tested books. These aren’t new publications but books which members recommend as practical and accessible.

Review of Inquiry into Meaning: an investigation of learning to read (Revised Edition)

UKLA has published several reviews of tried and tested books. These aren’t new publications but books which members recommend as practical and accessible.

Review of Communication, Language and Literacy from Birth to Five by Avril Brock and Carolynn Rankin

UKLA has published several reviews of tried and tested books. These aren’t new publications but books which members recommend as practical and accessible.
UKLA has published several reviews of tried and tested books. These aren’t new publications but books which members recommend as practical and accessible.

Review of Acts of Reading: Teaching, text and childhood Edited by Morag Styles and Evelyn Arizpe

UKLA has published several reviews of tried and tested books. These aren’t new publications but books which members recommend as practical and accessible.

Review of Understanding Children’s Books – a Guide for Literacy Professionals by Prue Goodwin

UKLA has published several reviews of tried and tested books. These aren’t new publications but books which members recommend as practical and accessible.

Review of the Really Useful Literacy Book by Tony Martin, Chira Lovat and Glynis Purnell

UKLA has published several reviews of tried and tested books. These aren’t new publications but books which members recommend as practical and accessible.

Review of Visual Approaches to Teaching Writing by Eve Bearne and Helen Wolstencroft

UKLA has published several reviews of tried and tested books. These aren’t new publications but books which members recommend as practical and accessible.

Review of Exploring Children’s Literature by Nikki Gamble and Sally Yates

UKLA has published several reviews of tried and tested books. These aren’t new publications but books which members recommend as practical and accessible.
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