Twitter Archive Picturebook Enquiries

I thought it might be helpful to add my regular twitter posts which share ideas for using picturebooks on this blog rather than expect you to scroll down a crowded twitter feed.   Please do add any success stories you have had with books mentioned or any picturebooks you and the children have used in the comments box.   You might want to ask for ideas on certain books or themes and I’m sure we can help out̷
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Picture book Resources for Philosophy 3-11-Updated titles in Italics

This is a collection of my most tried and tested recommendations for picture book enquiries. Marilyn Brocklehurst of Norfolk Children’s Book Centre will provide this collection on approval and a 10 percent discount for schools. Just ask for the PhilosophyWorlds recommendation box. www.ncbc.co.uk   Rabbityness-Jo Empsom (Child’s Play) Z is for Moose -K Bingham (Anderson) Angry Arthur -Oram & Kitam
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Philosophy for Children in South Africa

I was recently invited to Cape Town and Johannesburg to speak to teachers, PGCE students and charitable organisations about using story and philosophy with children. We had an amazing venue for the workshops at “Villa on the Beach”  in Milnerton Cape Town. Just a short walk over the dunes this awe inspiring view greeted us. Who couldn’t help but philosophise about life faced with this? For more info
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Schools Network

It would be useful to create a list of schools and organisations using Philosophy for Children in order to exchange ideas and resources. If you would like to add your school to the list please add it in the comment box so it can be added to the following list. You may wish to also add a brief outline of how you are using P4C. North Lakes Primary School , Cumbria. P4C contact Martyn Soulsby. North Lakes pupils and par
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After almost 20 years of teaching I have decided to have a break and share my practice with practitioners near and far. My work has been defined and refined by the knowledge that the children I have worked with have given to me. Through their story telling I have learned that imagination and reality can become one and the same. From their everyday peer-to-peer conversations I have learned to listen with complete obje
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