Archive | November, 2013

Sophie, writing

This afternoon Sophie finished the first set of Bob books. She has gained so much confidence as a reader and is eager to jump into the next set tomorrow. I felt like throwing her a party. Then tonight it was like a switch flipped on in Sophie’s head and she was suddenly writing, writing, writing. […]

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Beowulf

Since Bella liked Stories of Beowulf Told to Children, I thought she might like diving into the real thing. One evening I pulled my copy of Heaney’s translation of Beowulfoff the shelf and read out the first lines. Yes, I think it might do, I thought. Bella can handle that. I know I have it […]

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