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Top Ten Children’s Books for Encouraging Empathy

snow princess

HALF OF PARENTS SAY READING A BOOK IS BEST FOR EMPATHY– NEW POLL FOR CHILDREN’S BOOK DAY Roald Dahl’s BFG and Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird top list of books parents said best helped children develop empathy “You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view … until you climb into his skin ...

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Different Easter Gifts for Adults and Kids

Chocolate rabbit and carrots

Every year we look out for unusual and different Easter gifts that are a break for the norm. There are lots of children and adults that are not keen on chocolate (or are lactose intolerant) and so we bring you the best we’ve found as alternatives. We can’t promise our list will always be chocolate free but there are some ...

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My Messy Adventure

Be outrageous and go the whole hog: Matilda surprises Gabby Logan as she is the first to try ‘My Messy Adventure,’ a brand new interactive story featuring some of Roald Dahl’s most famous characters. The story was created by Persil, the Roald Dahl Literary Estate and Quentin Blake to encourage families to get outdoors this summer

I went to the My Messy Adventure and had a go myself and it seems it would be a great hit the children aged 5 to 10 as it allows you to use your own pictures to go with the story while imploring them to do fun, yet silly, things to move onto the next page. I rated it 4.5 ...

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Books to Recommend to Children in Your Life

Roald Dahl

Books to Recommend to Children I began reading at a very early age. I remember starting a new school with no friends but not feeling alone as all I wanted to do at break times was catch up with Aslan in The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by CS Lewis.  My parents were avid readers too and would switch off the TV ...

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