Lemminkäinen’s Mother

Our advanced learners (aged around 9 to 12) have been studying myths lately. It was easy to find materials for the Greeks and the Romans – plenty of resources around Zeus and Jupiter – but very little on other mythologies. This is a story I’ve adapted from several sources about the Finnish hero Lemminkäinen, his quest […]

Abracazebra!

I’ve never come across Snatchabook before, which is a tale about a wee kleptomaniac creature who just wants somebody to read to him. What an advertisement for bedtime reading eh! This week I read the second offering from the authors of Snatchabook which has made me go on a hunt for that earlier book in my local bookstore. Abracazebra […]