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Entries Tagged as 'Brilliant Books'

Se7en Journeys to Africa with the Read the World Book Club…

July 5th, 2016 · 8 Comments

Last week we introduced our readers to the Read the World Book Club… and for the next couple of weeks we are going to be posting a pile of our favourite books from each continent… and you are welcome to join us on our journey. This week our book journey takes us to Africa… Welcome […]

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Tags: Brilliant Books · Geography · Se7en at School

Book of the Week: Se7en Discover Owls and Hoot Owl, Master of Disguise…

July 3rd, 2016 · 2 Comments

Sometimes a book cries out for a little craftiness, not to mention a little actual factual discovery. Introducing the new book: Hoot Owl Master of Disguise, by Sean Taylor and illustrated by Jean Jullian. About the Book This is the story of Hoot Owl, who is very hungry and flying through the night looking for […]

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Tags: Book Crafts · Brilliant Books · Reviews · Tuesday Art Task

Se7en Are Off on a Book Voyage: Joining the Read the World Book Club…

June 27th, 2016 · 10 Comments

Here is something fun for everyone, wherever you are in the world and whatever age you are… With the release of Jamie Martin of SimpleHomeschool’s new book: Give your Child the World, there is a Read the World Summer Book Club. And no worries that is summer for the northern hemisphere, this is the perfect […]

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Tags: Brilliant Books · Geography · HomeSchool Questions · Se7en at School

Se7en’s Book of the Week: Tidy by Emily Gravett

June 24th, 2016 · 7 Comments

Every now and then a book lands on my desk that instantly inspires my kids to create and try and make their own version… I think it is the natural flow of of admiration for a book well created. We would love to introduce you to Tidy by Emily Gravett, published by PanMacmillan South Africa. […]

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Tags: Book Crafts · Brilliant Books · Tuesday Art Task

Se7en Visit the Montebello Design Centre for a Book Launch…

June 17th, 2016 · 3 Comments

We recently visited the Montebello Design Centre and David Krut Project for the launch of The Rainbow’s Heart by Richard Latimer and published by local publisher, Bumble Books. The story is about two cousins, Dusty Rhodes and Bob Wyre, who are who go on a wild journey across the African plains in their jeep, packed […]

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Tags: Brilliant Books · Cape Town · Outings · Saturday Spot

What We Are Reading Right Now… #43

June 3rd, 2016 · 8 Comments

Every single year I forget just how cold winter is, every year. It is a shocker, to me everytime… anyway it is indeed the season to make sure you are prepared for long days indoors and reading in a sunny spot… So to help prepare for the weekend we are bringing you a pile of […]

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Random Trivia Facts for Kids… A Mapstudio GiveAway…

May 19th, 2016 · 19 Comments

I thought I would surprise our readers with a mid week GiveAway… here you go, a really fun book of facts to be enjoyed by kids of all ages. Trivia and fact books are great for beginner readers to grab hold of and glean snippets of information from. One of my kids read nothing but […]

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