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Tea and Cake for the Soul review some new Maverick picture book and early reader treats!

We are delighted to see a new review for four recent Maverick books from new reviewer Tea and Cake for the Soul:

I only feature books that I really love and am happy to share with you as part of my Recommended Reading section, and I have to say that these are fabulous for children in Early Years and Key Stage 1. Please check out their website for both collections, where you can order online, find teacher resources, and printable colouring pages for images and characters from the books.’ 

Not Yet a Yeti

‘A perfect example to share with children so that they know we are not all the same and it’s ok to be different.’

Froggy Day

This book will get both adult and child giggling, with plenty of opportunities to explore the pictures and mispronounce the words. …The ending is brilliant and opens you up to lots of conversation predicting what is going to happen next.  That in itself is good for younger children to build up their own storytelling skills and great for older children to invent and write their own story.’

Early Readers:

The Space Race

A fun story with lots of repetitive phonic sounds, introducing some number and size language and speech imagery too.’

I Don’t Care Said Big Bear:

‘There are lots of repetitive words and phrases needed to learn to read, and more speech displayed in bubbles, showing that written form has many different uses.

Both these early reader books are beautifully illustrated and each has a quiz at the end so that you can make sure that children have understood what they have read and learn how to go back and find the answers.’

Read the full review here