Momo by Michael Ende – A book review

Reading age - 9 and up Read aloud age 8 and up More popular for his book "The Never Ending Story", Michael Ende has tackled many topics in his book Momo. This book could well be a book for adults. Momo is a fantasy tale of a 9 year orphan…

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Its Dr Seuss’ birthday

Read aloud age 3 and above Reading age 7 and above March 2nd, is the 115th birthday of Dr Seuss. A children's book writer who has written and illustrated over 60 books and sold over 600 million copies. The brilliance of Dr Seuss is that his silly nonsensical rhymes have…

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The Librarian of Auschwitz – A Book Review

Reading age - 14 and up "If human beings aren't deeply moved by beauty, if they don't close their eyes and activate their imagination, if they aren't capable of asking questions and discerning the limits of their ignorance, then they are men or women, but they are not complete persons…

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Reading Challenge at Eager Readers – so much more than just reading

Reading stories does so much more than create literacy. As the Founder of Eager Readers, I feel so humbled to see how much reading can enhance a child's life skills. It is the children in fact who have shown me what an impact we as educators can create on them…

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Eager Readers Kids – Creative Writing Excercise

Last month, at Eager Readers our focus was creative writing. Across batches we asked kids to visualise any animal, beast monster and write about it in class. Here are some of the best ones  Minotaur - Once upon a time there was a castle attacked by a Minotaur (Half man Half…

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