Easy World Book Day Costumes – You’ve Got This!
Mar03

Easy World Book Day Costumes – You’ve Got This!

Come on, we all know it’s true. A part of our brain always dreads World Book Day, and honestly just thinks that there are no Easy World Book Day Costumes. Of course it’s a wonderful scheme, and anything at all which gets kids engaged and involved with books wins my vote. But. Ye gods, it’s not like we parents don’t have enough to do, is it? We may Home Educate now, but trust me, I’ve been there.Oh yes....

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Win an amazing family trip to Thorpe Park with the latest Baddiel Blockbuster!
Aug16

Win an amazing family trip to Thorpe Park with the latest Baddiel Blockbuster!

The Taylor Turbochaser is a non-stop thrill-ride adventure that will have you racing to the finish line – and you could win an action-packed family trip to Thorpe Park when you pre-order your copy today. It’s the latest Brilliant Blockbuster from best-selling David Baddiel! A non-stop thrill-ride adventure that will have readers young and old racing to the finishing line. The Taylor Turbochaser is a road-trip...

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Win a Brilliant Bundle of Walliams Audiobooks, worth £140! | #SummerStuff
Aug12

Win a Brilliant Bundle of Walliams Audiobooks, worth £140! | #SummerStuff

Day 8 of #SummerStuff fortnight, and listen up, Walliams fans! Here’s your chance to win a brilliant #SummerStuff prize bundle from HarperCollins Children’s Books… One lucky family will win the entire David Walliams audiobook collection, worth over £140! It’s no secret round here that we are HUGE fans of audiobooks (I even wrote them a love letter). For kids, audiobooks are just perfect for long car journeys, sleepless bedtimes,...

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EXCLUSIVE – 30% Discount on all Collins GCSE Revision Guides
Apr11

EXCLUSIVE – 30% Discount on all Collins GCSE Revision Guides

If you’re looking down the barrel of a long Easter holiday with a stressed out revising teen, then you’re about to love me.Oh yes you are.And you’ll earn some bonus points as a cool parent* too. We’ve been working with Collins, and we’ve snagged you an exclusive 30% discount code on ALL their GCSE study and revision guides. Never underestimate the power of a good revision guide. The simple fact of having...

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Win a complete Letts ‘GCSE In A Week’ PLUS Spotify Premium!
Apr08

Win a complete Letts ‘GCSE In A Week’ PLUS Spotify Premium!

It’s that time of year that every parent of an older teen learns to be wary of. Exam season. We’ve been through it a couple of times, with son No.3 facing his GCSE barrel this summer (if you’re in a  similar position, you might appreciate getting a head start on What Not To Say To Your Revising Teen‘. have a read – you’ll love it, and in a couple of months you’ll be thanking me for the warnings). If you’ve got a 16yr old...

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Dear Audiobooks. We love you. Love us xxx
Mar29

Dear Audiobooks. We love you. Love us xxx

Dear Audiobooks,I just wanted to drop you a note to say… well, thanks, really. I can’t count the number of times over the last ten years I have walked up the stairs of an evening in my house and heard four different versions of Stephen Fry talking quietly, as each child listened – for the 100th time – to their currently selected Harry Potter. When they were small we regularly borrowed your cassettes & CDs...

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