Play is at the heart of science, the arts, engineering, architecture - in short the world we live in. We all learn through play. Yet, for some reason play gets downgraded as trivial. Perhaps that's because we love it. This book puts play where it belongs: at the heart of our lives.
The best kind of books offer the reader an adventure within its pages and the best kind of adventure is one that leads to something new. Georgina has skilfully created a wealth of fantastic fresh ideas that act like a much-needed map guiding us towards a deeper understanding of who The Unique Child truly is and how play with all its magic can show them the joyful gift of being a reader and a writer.
Well done Georgina, another brilliant book for playful parents! It's so refreshing to see lots of ways to practise those essential early reading and writing skills in fun and active ways! This will be such a helpful guide for so many of us wanting to give our children the best start in life.
This is a unique and seemingly never-ending supply of fun filled ideas to develop our children as readers and writers. Durrant has cleverly provided us with the go-to manual for those who wish to enthuse and empower children in their literacy journey.
When I was reading this book, what struck me immediately was the sheer depth of Georgina's knowledge on how to support reluctant readers. Since being lucky enough to have 'early access' to this book, I have found myself recommending it to other professionals, parents and carers alike!