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Children’s Day and Pint-sized Bookworms Reading Club

Dear Pint-sized Bookworms (and their mummies, daddies, aunties, uncles and teachers),

HAPPY CHILDREN’S DAY!!!!! (in arrears)

 I hope you had a swell day!!!!

 Here’s how we celebrated. PBW Reading Club had its first ever reading event at Learning Ladder Montessori School, Ajah, Lagos.We had loads of fun!

We read 3 books,







IMG_6444did some exercises on the books, 


made DIY reading journals


And lots more!!!

Stay tuned for more pictures!!

Do you want us to come to your school? Write us here: ugochinyelu.anidi@gmail.com The subject of your mail should read PBW Reading Club.

We look forward to hearing from you!


Happy Reading!!

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Dear Pint-sized Bookworms (and their mummies, daddies, aunties, uncles and teachers),

It’s a new week and boy, do I have news for you!

  1. PBW Reading Club

Our first reading club event will take place on Children’s Day, May 27th 2016 and we’re raring to go! The new Pint-sized Bookworms will be reading three books: HANDA’S HEN by Eileen Browne (read review here); AFRO: THE GIRL WITH THE MAGICAL HAIR by Okechulwu Ofili (read review here) and HOW TO BUILD YOUR OWN COUNTRY by Valerie Wyatt (read review here) and two stories with lots of activities like word games, puzzles, and an arts and craft session. We will also have one author book reading by newbie author Nnenna Ochiche. She will read her new book, ADAEZE, THE TRUE PRINCESS (read review here).


  1. Connect Nigeria’s Writer’s Conference


The annual conference for writers, ‘The Business of Writing’ organized by ConnectNigeria held two days ago at the Sleek Center, in Victoria Island, Lagos. It featured speakers like Okechuchukwu Ofili of Afro: The Girl with the Magical Hair, Eghosa Imasuen of Fine Boys, Efe Paul Azino, poet par excellence, Adebola Rayo of Artyliving and Director and screenwriter Ike Nnaebue. Yours truly attended with the latest Pint-sized Bookworm. More information on the conference can be found here.

  1. Movies  

a. Through the Looking Glass

The movie, Through the Looking Glass, sequel to Alice in Wonderland, will premier in the US on May 27th! Yes! Children’s Day! Produced by Walt Disney Pictures, it features actors like Anna Hathaway (Princess Diaries), Johnny Depp and Helena Bonham Carter. The movies are based on the books of the same title by Lewis Carroll. Be sure to read the two books before going to see the movie!

b. The BFG Movie

Fans of Roald Dahl and the BFG (read review here) will be glad to know that the BFG is about to hit the big screen. Premiering this July in the US, this sure to be blockbuster was directed by Stephen Spielberg and produced by Dreamworks!!! Can you imagine?! Definitely a feast for the senses!

You can find last week’s news here

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Happy Reading !!

Events this Month (April)

Dear Pint-sized Bookworms,

A million and one things have happened in the world of children’s books in the past two weeks. Find a brief summary below.


 April 23rd 2016 was

  • World Book Day
  • The 400th Anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare


World Book Day is a day set aside by UNESCO for celebrating books and reading for children. To commemorate World Book Day, we will give away 3 books to the three lucky winners.

0 – 4 years

The Preschool Alphabet Book by Noma Sodipo or ABC by Dr. Seuss


4 – 8 years

No Bread for Eze and No School for Eze by Ifeoma Onyefulu or The Emperor’s New Clothes by Hans Christian Andersen


8-12 years

Zahrah the Windseeker by Nnedi Okoroafor or How to Build Your Own Country by Valerie Wyatt


 To enter:  

Scroll down our post list, read the review for the book you want to win and answer the challenge question. Answers must be received before 12am on Saturday May 7th, 2016.


Born on April 23rd 1564, Shakespeare is arguably the best English playwright ! He wrote 38 plays and 154 sonnets before he died 52 years later on April 23rd 1616. (Yes!! He died on his birthday!) In honour of Shakespeare, this month (May), we will review 8 books by Shakespeare.


Diary of a Wimpy Kid #11: Double Down by Jeff Kinney

Greg Heffley is Back! The newest addition to the Wimpy kid series will be available to the public on the 1st of November, 2016, that’s 01 -11 -16! Preorder your copy here.


Our Reading Club will take off this month! More information coming soon …


Ugo 🙂