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I’ve always adored reading for as long as I can remember. Throughout my childhood the shelves in my bedroom were always full of books and I would read until late into the night. When I became a Primary school teacher, my love of reading children’s books grew and grew. Reading aloud to my classes has always been my favourite time in the school day and I thoroughly enjoy sharing those cliff-hanger moments, lough out loud moments and lump in the throat moments that a good book brings.

I really enjoy discovering new books and keeping my knowledge of children’s literature current so that I inspire and enthuse the young readers I work with. When I’m not reading, I’m usually talking about books! I love sharing my excitement around the book I’ve just read with family, friends and colleagues and taking recommendations from others. This is really how Primary Teacher Bookshelf was born; I wanted to create somewhere that I could share what I have read with other teachers, parents and of course…children!

I’ve taught across the primary age ranges, from Nursery to Year 6 and I blog about Picture Books, Middle Grade and Young Adult books.

So browse the shelves in the menus above or click the categories below and hopefully you will discover more wonderful books!