Boomerang Book Bags

A set of book bags for children to take turns with at home, containing two fantastic picture books: Cled y Cwmwl Unig by Tim Hopgood, adapted by Eleri Huws, and Little Monkey by Marta Alt├ęs.

Each child also receives their own activity magazine to keep. You'll find lots of ideas and activities in the teacher toolkit to help you and your class explore the Boomerang books.

Boomerang magazine

Boomerang magazine

Each child receives a copy of this fun activity magazine to share with parents and carers at home.

Toolkit for teachers

Boomerang book bags toolkit

This toolkit suggests ways that teachers can share the bags so that children really enjoy reading the books and the magazine at home and at school. Helping you develop outcomes of the Literacy and Numeracy Framework.

Listen to Cled y Cwmwl Unig

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Presentation for families

Boomerang Bags presentation

Introduce the Boomerang Book Bags to parents and carers with this colourful presentation, which includes information about the benefits of sharing stories and some top tips for families.

How one school used the bags

Read the case study

Danygraig Primary School used the Boomerang Book Bags as an important bridge between school and home. The project generated excitement about reading for the children, with even reluctant readers highly enthusiastic and enjoying books.