Natalie and Alphonse really like books and stories. But when Natalie tries reading a book on her own, the letters and words look like scuttling insects, and it seems as if she might NOT like books ANYMORE!
Written and illustrated by Daisy Hirst
Published by Walker Books
I Do Not Like Books Anymore!
With the new school year approaching this is a fantastic book to purchase ahead of little ones who are just about to start in reception class. Throughout their baby, toddler and pre-school stages books will have featured heavily. From the bedtime stories enjoyed as a family, to picture books that capture their attention with bright colours and illustrations. As well as the ones their siblings or cousins have read to them.
As they make the next step to starting school, this opens a whole new world for them. With learning to read being just one of the skills that they will be asked to start achieving. This can be a challenge and in some children it can put them off the wonderful world of books. The I Do Not Like Books Anymore! story highlights the difficulty in learning to read. Showing them that once they have mastered the basics they will soon begin to love books once again.
About the author
Daisy Hirst is from London and lives in Cambridge. She has wanted to write and illustrate picture books since before she could write. She studied English and Creative Writing at the University of Warwick, but never stopped reading picture books or doodling, and went on to study Children’s Book Illustration at Cambridge School of Art, completing her MA in 2013.
Where to buy I Do Not Like Books Anymore!
I Do Not Like Books Anymore! the hardback book is priced at RRP £11.99. Available to buy from Amazon and all other leading book retailers.
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