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The Talking Books with The Story Mouse

October 11, 2013

  News from The Story Mouse – From Goldilocks & the Three Bears to The Ugly Duckling, these are the children’s stories which have stood the test of time. The Talking Books app is available for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch, so you can take the library with you, wherever you go. The app operates in […]

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“What you believe creates your reality” By Maggie Currie

October 23, 2010
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On 28th September Maggie Currie launched her new book entitled “What you believe creates yourreality” at Waterstones, Newport. 40 people turned out for the occasion and those that bought a bookhad it signed by the author. Maggie was inspired to write this book because of she own situation when she had no money, no self-esteemand […]

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Barefoot Books Help your child learn to love reading

July 14, 2010
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Help your child learn to love reading Learning to read is the cornerstone of every child’s education. By reading aloud to your child, you will be sharing one of life’s most valuable gifts and opening all kinds of doors for the future Involve your child. Let yourself be interrupted with questions; talk about what you […]

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Jack and Boo’s Bucket of Treasures

July 6, 2010
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Jack and Boo’s Bucket of Treasures – children’s picture book Isle of Wight based publisher Beachy Books have published their first children’s picture book called Jack and Boo’s Bucket of Treasures, following the adventures of two children collecting found treasures washed ashore by the sea. The book also includes a beach spotter guide and family […]

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March 4, 2010

As part of World Book Day on Thursday 4 March, mums and dads as well as carers can join their children at one of three specially arranged ‘Family Learning Breakfasts’. Isle of Wight Council has successfully secured three of only 15 national family breakfasts which will take place at Sandham Middle School, Oakfield Primary School […]

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Barefoot Books 20% off sale , just in time for Christmas.

November 27, 2009
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Lyn of Lyn’s Book Biz is delighted to announce that Barefoot Books are having a 20% off sale but you will have to act fast as the discount is only available until 30th November. Visit Lyn’s Barefoot Book Site Explore. Imagine. Create. Connect. Give Back. That’s what Barefoot Books is all about. It’s exploring other cultures, […]

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New job for £10! Usborne Books

March 10, 2009

Yes join the team at Usborne Books and this week it is only £10. Last week £5.00. Then the week of the 16th March it will be £15.00. To find out more call Lyn Blackleadge or me Polly Stredder 01983 872191 and we can have a chat about you joining the team, come on have […]

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A new business for £5.00 this week only.

February 28, 2009

Yes want to run your own home based business as an independent organiser for Usborne Books. Well this week you can join the business for £5.00 from the 9th March it will be £10.00 16th March £15.00 and will go up £5.00 a week until the end of March. You can work part-time or work […]

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Free Books to Island Schools

February 26, 2009

The Rainbow Directoryteamed up with Lyn Blackleadge independent organiser for Usborne Books to give free books to schools. primary and middle schools on the island will recive a free book with thier new spring directories. If your school or group would like to know how to receive more free books or hold an Usborne Events […]

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Going to School – Usborne First Experiences

February 3, 2009

  Book review by Lyn Blackledge Independent Representative for Usborne Books Going to school A must have book for all children starting school   In this book we meet Percy and Polly who are taking that big step of going to school for the first time. In an amusing and friendly way, this book teaches […]

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