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We’ve compiled some lists of our favourite films that we think your kids will love too, as well as tips for encouraging a love of books.

little hector and the big idea

Little Hector and the Big Idea | Book Review

If you’re wanting to raise kids who not only care about the world in which they live but have some ...
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movies

Tips for Taking Kids to the Movies

Taking the kids to the movies sounds like fun, provided battling with snack bar wish-lists, toilet trips and kids on ...
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The Secret Garden

Must-see family movies of 2020

Family movie lovers are going to be spolit for choice in 2020! Check out what's in store ...
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bedrooms

What 6 Animated TV Bedrooms Would Look Like In Real Life

A team of interior designers bring some of our favourite animated TV character's bedrooms to life. See the results ...
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wildlife of Aotearoa

Wildlife of Aotearoa | Book Review

From the author of Aotearoa: The New Zealand Story, Gavin Bishop, comes this new incredible picture book Wildlife of Aotearoa. Spectacularly illustrated and spectacularly full to the brim with exploration ...
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Jurassic World - Fallen Kingdom at the Cinema

Jurassic World – Fallen Kingdom at the Cinema

So we rejoin the world of Jurassic three years after the events of the previous film, the Jurassic World theme park on Isla Nublar has been abandoned, but the island ...
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peppa pig

Peppa Pig – Gerald Giraffe on DVD

It's everybody's favourite pig - Peppa Pig and her family and friends including Gerald Giraffe with a newly released DVD "Gerald Giraffe and other stories" ...
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smallfoot meechee zendaya

ZENDAYA (Meechee) SMALLFOOT Q & A

To celebrate the release of SMALLFOOT in cinemas September 27th, actress Zendaya (The Greatest Showman, Spider-Man Homecoming) talks about working with Channing Tatum and co-writing the song for the film, ...
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magnus chase

Magnus Chase and the Hammer of Thor by Rick Riordan Book Review

See our review of Magnus Chase and the Hammer of Thor by Rick Riordan, perfect for tweens aged 12+ ...
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Oat the Goat

Oat the Goat: the digital story against bullying

Oat the Goat is a new online story aiming to help children learn the power of kindness, providing parents with a tool to help combat bullying ...
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Abigail and the birth of the sun

Abigail and The Birth of The Sun | Book Review

Such a familiar story to many of us, a kid full of wonder about the universe around them with as many questions about it as there are stars in the ...
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