Using storytelling to develop reading and writing skills

Emily is an early reading specialist and founder of Reading Fairy. Everyone is a Story Maker My life is dedicated to telling stories, creating stories and sharing children’s picture books – both in my work and with my boys at home. I am passionate about storytelling and how stories help lay the foundation for early … Read more

Getting ready for reading at nursery

Written by Emily Guille-Marrett – Early reading specialist, publisher and Reading Fairy founder. First steps for reading at nursery My youngest son Albie will be leaving nursery soon to start school. I’ve enjoyed watching and sharing his early reading journey with interest – both at nursery and at home. There’s a lot that parents/carers can … Read more

Top 10 books for starting school

Recommended by Emily Guille-Marrett, an early reading specialist, publisher and founder of Reading Fairy. Starting school is a big milestone in a child’s life – not to mention a parent/carer’s too! And sharing engaging stories and picture books about starting school is a great way to gently prepare your child for their first day. My … Read more