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My Dog – multilingual book review

Are you a parent or an educator of  little polyglots, who’s always on quest for quality bilingual books?

Or are you – like me – an exhausted Mum of bilingual kids, who would love to delegate bedtime reading to Dad and have that glass of wine in peace, but the kids’ favourite stories are never available in HIS language?

Do your children love dogs and all your family was crying at “Beethoven”, “Marley and me”, “Dog’s Purpose” and even on  TV dog food ads that featured cute puppies?

Then, you will definitely enjoy “My Dog” by Dr Mojca Stubelj Ars from Mini Poliglotini, a simple yet beautiful story about friendship. Continue reading My Dog – multilingual book review

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Mr Minuscule and the Whale – book review and Lego craft

Are you a parent of a child who loves adventures and dreams of exploring the world? Would you like to introduce your children to quality Polish literature, but you don’t speak more Polish than “piwo” and “pierogi“? Or – like me – are you a tired, sleep deprived mum, who’s looking for fun, short books and simple crafts that don’t require two shopping carts of supplies and two hours of cleaning after the craft is done?

Then, you will definitely enjoy Mr Minuscule and the Whale by Julian Tuwim as much as we did!

Continue reading Mr Minuscule and the Whale – book review and Lego craft

How to Teach Children to Manage Big Emotions with Silly Stories. Book review: Toby and Clemmie Books by Rebecca Elliott

Mr Super Poopy Pants and My Stinky New School by Rebecca Elliott

We received these books to review by Lion Hudson PLC. Thank you very much!

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My kids aren’t too enthusiastic about so-called therapeutic stories for children. There’s a separate shelf for that kind of literaturę in our library, decorated with paper flowers; Andrés and Michał find it “girly” and “boring”.

Continue reading How to Teach Children to Manage Big Emotions with Silly Stories. Book review: Toby and Clemmie Books by Rebecca Elliott