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Bedtime Storywatch: Harry Potter III – Back In Training
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Prisoner of Azkaban, the third Harry Potter book, is also the third I’ve read to my 7-year old. The rule has been “one a year”, mostly because I know the series ramps up the level of darkness and anxiety, but also because once we hit the pageco[…]

Bedtime Story Watch II: Beorn Again
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Reading The Hobbit to Lytton (just turned 6) – Beorn has just sent the party Mirkwood-bound and re-ponied, and this (plus recent Hobbit-discussion on here) seems a good place to take stock.
The Hobbit is a degree tougher going for kids than any[…]

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