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- You're running out of time to win a copy of the utterly stunning book The Worry Tiger! It's perfect for helping children to open up about their anxieties and shares mindfulness techniques that could help them to stay calm: https://t.co/1ycrhYdZTt https://t.co/cCfatjLSr6 3 minutes ago
- It might be #BadPoetryDay... but there is so much GOOD poetry out there that we want to celebrate! Here are some of our favourite poetry books for children - let us know what you would recommend! https://t.co/igX3R7Y2C1 Pic: Piet Grobler https://t.co/OdUmPRuNFi 31 minutes ago
- We'd love to hear which books your children have been enjoying over the summer holidays! ☀️ Here are some fabulous reads that we've been obsessed with this month: https://t.co/CH8xhKfWH2 Pic: Emma Lazell https://t.co/10xHz6iSRJ 59 minutes ago