5 tips to win at reading to your children

2018-04-09 13:10

Reading aloud to your children can encourage a love of reading while having educational, social and emotional benefits for your child. This study outlines how you can make reading to your children an enriching experience for all.

This is what Maria Ramos and other SA CEOs are reading right now

2018-03-29 13:20

President Cyril Ramaphosa is a big fan of reading, as are these South African CEOs.

Local book boxes are taking reading to the next level - win one plus a subscription to Mills & Boon's book club

2018-03-22 15:21

Here’s the best way to fill up that bookcase in your home.

Why there needs to be more autistic characters in children’s books

2018-02-02 10:26

Autistic characters in children’s books are few and far between. But it's important that children read about characters who are different or maybe even more like them than they initially thought.

12 fiction reads we're dying to get our hands on

2018-01-12 15:48

Local and international books to bury your nose in.

Boost your memory by reading out loud

2018-01-05 11:00

Struggling to remember the most mundane details? Reading out loud may help.

Book review: Moxie by Jennifer Mathieu

2017-12-20 11:43

Read this book if you want to engender some independence and self-worth in your own daughters.

5 ways to get reluctant readers to pick up a book

2017-12-20 10:47

Adult or child, here’s how to encourage the people in your life to read even if they think books are boring.

South Africa has a reading crisis: why, and what can be done about it

2017-12-18 15:43

Children need to be taught to read for comprehension, not just to parrot what they hear.

Beach reads that will make your summer that much better

2017-11-29 08:58

Pack a picnic, head on over to your favourite beach spot and grab one of these epic reads to complete your summer.

 

The idea that we each have a 'learning style' is bogus — here's why

2018-04-04 13:56

There's no real evidence that different people learn better visually, orally, or by doing.

Bitchy women and bad boys: sexism in fiction

2018-03-27 10:49

Why do we trash the unlikeable heroine but heap praises on the bad boy in fiction?

Why does reading Mills and Boon have to be a dirty little secret?

2018-02-19 13:29

Shaming people who enjoy erotic reads is small-minded.

Read Aloud Day: Open the door to new worlds!

2018-01-29 14:17

Today is World Read Aloud Day! Here’s why and how you can start reading aloud to your kids today and every day after.

5 best apps to help you achieve your 2018 goals

2018-01-10 09:34

From getting organised to reading a book in 15 minutes, here's how these apps will save your day.

No, sleeping beauty isn't sending the wrong message about consent – why we shouldn’t ban fairytales

2018-01-04 16:16

Although one mom has suggested Sleeping Beauty should be banned from the school curriculum as it sends the wrong message about consent, there is a lot more to the fairytales our little ones read.

Book review: The Girl Before by JP Delaney

2017-12-20 10:49

Two women, one house and a then and now story that’s riddled with bad luck and deception at every turn.

Best reading apps and programmes for children

2017-12-19 11:04

Is your child struggling to read? These remedial reading apps are guaranteed to boost your child's confidence.

This 4-year-old boy actually read 100 books in one day

2017-12-13 13:17

So, how much did you get done today?

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