Resource type: Booklists and book reviews
Price band: Free
Key stage: KS1, KS2
Region(s): All of UK
Library Girl and Book Boy is the book review blog of experienced primary teacher Jo Cummins. The reviews cover books for pre-schoolers up to top-end primary and are organised into categories, including:
- Board books
- Picture books for younger and older readers
- First chapter books
- Middle grade fiction
- Tween fiction
- Information books
- Graphic novels
There is also a Library Girl and Book Boy podcast featuring interviews with children’s authors and illustrators.
About Library Girl and Book Boy: Jo Cummins is an experienced primary teacher and English manager who believes that good books and a love of reading are the cornerstones of raising attainment in literacy. She has a particular interest in funny books and the role they play in creating readers and has been a judge on the Laugh Out Loud Book Awards.
Literacy Hive Likes:
- Reviews and recommendations from an experienced teacher.
- Reading categories make it easy to find reviews of relevant titles.
- Workshops to help teachers and librarians develop their book knowledge and school collections are also available. Prices on request.