Children’s Books That Teach Empathy

Bookroo is a subscription box for children’s books based in the USA started by Rebecca Tanner and her sister in law. Today we have a guest post from the Bookroo Team and it’s exclusively for Eager Readers. Thank you Bookroo team- Rebecca, Jane and Tiffany. Rebecca, Jane and Tiffany It’s…

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Books recommendations for 8 year olds

Eager Readers loves this article on The Sun. AS CHILDREN get older, and start getting exposed to 'big kid' pursuits (gaming! computers! apps!), it's normal for their interest to wander away from reading. Thankfully, there are some captivating children's authors that should keep them engaged and that can even tear…

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Circe by Madeline Miller – A Book Review

Age group - 14 and above Rating 4.7/5 “When I was born the name for what I was did not exist” Circe was the first witch in Greek Mythology. A woman hated by her father, the sun god Helios. Her mother was a nymph called Perse. A subversive retelling of…

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Writing Opportunities this summer

Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening are the 4 forces of language. While at Eager Readers we focus on Reading, we have also started enforcing writing in kids. Every kid age 7 and upwards must start maintaining a diary and have writing practice on a daily basis. Regular writing practice improves…

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How to turn your children into readers for life?

‘Raising readers’ isn’t just another checkbox on list of things to feel like good parents. It is instead an opportunity to free us from the tyrannies of artificial parenting pressures. We all want our kids to read. It's like a universal badge of honour. No matter how hard we try,…

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