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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.

Romance Books

Romance Reads for You | Best of BookTok

Looking for a book to read once the kids are in bed? We worked our way through BookTok to find ...
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The Garfield Movie

8 Reasons Why We Love Garfield More Than Mondays

We all know how much Garfield dislikes the beginning of the work week - and let's face it, he's not ...
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Murray and Bun

Book Review | Murray and Bun: Murray the Viking by Adam Stower

Adventure lies beyond the cat flap! Meet your favourite new duo: Murray and Bun! Murray is a cat. Murray loves ...
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Puffin’s Book Club

Join our Puffin’s Book Club, a place where we discover magical adventures, fascinating characters, explore worlds and learn all sorts of facts in our Books of the Month, written to spark a lifelong love of reading in our little ones.

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Lyle takes a trip through New York in Columbia Pictures LYLE, LYLE, CROCODILE. Photo by: Courtesy of Sony Pictures

Movie Review | Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile

"Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile" - a delightful live-action / CGI musical comedy based on the best-selling book series by Bernard Waber - will be in New Zealand cinemas from 6th October ...
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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 sugar-highs don't scare you. Try our tips to make it ...
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Avengers: Infinity War movie review - Spoiler free!

Avengers: Infinity War movie review – Spoiler free!

A movie with a decade of cinematic storytelling and fandom behind it - it feels like the last episode of a favourite TV series that you're sharing with millions of ...
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Lulu and the Dance Detectives

Lulu & The Dance Detectives #3 and #4 | Book Review

The third and fourth books in the Lulu and the Dance Detectives illustrated chapter series are out now! Ideal for dance-mad and confident readers, with every book in the series ...
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Anna van Reil

Anna van Riel’s new album Fishing for Stars out soon

Anna van Riel's Echo is the second single from the new collection of songs on 'Fishing for Stars' due out November 23rd ...
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slime

Slime is on the shelves now

Sponsored content David Walliams is back on the shelf at your local booksellers with a new fantastically funny, and gooey, tale for your young reader. Following on from other gloriously ...
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