Author Archives: Sally Perry

About Sally Perry

Curriculum Resources librarian at UCL Institute of Education Newsam Library and Archives

IBBY’s Silent Books: Wordless picture books speak loud in the library

If you visited the library during September you will have seen, just beyond the Help Point desk, an array of children’s picture books displayed face on. They were of all shapes and sizes, from miniature to massive, and represented many … Continue reading

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Silent Books: a display of wordless picture books from around the world

4-30 September 2017 at the UCL Institute of Education Library, Level 4 The IOE Library, working with IBBY (the International Board on Books for Young People), is bringing the Silent Books collection to UCL. It will be on display in … Continue reading

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Reading London

Reading London A London-themed celebration of reading aloud, and being read to, for World Book Night Where: UCL IOE Library When: Monday 24 April 2017 5.30-7.00pm To celebrate World Book Night 2017 and to coincide with UCL Libraries’ East Side … Continue reading

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Finding inspiration on a stormy weekend: Curriculum Resource ideas from the SLA

Like many institutions concerned with teacher training the UCL Institute of Education has, as part of its library, a collection of resources for use in the classroom. This collection has two roles: to show what is available to support teaching … Continue reading

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At the Heart of the School: celebrate National Libraries Day

Question: What do you have in school that can: Improve literacy Foster reading for pleasure Raise academic achievement Develop positive attitudes towards learning Deliver information literacy skills Create a community And more… Answer: A School Library National Libraries Day will … Continue reading

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Folktales in Curriculum Resources – can you have too many?

The Curriculum Resources collection contains over 1200 books of folk and fairy tales in a section of their own, arranged mainly by country of origin. The countries represented in the Folktales section range from Australia to Zimbabwe and Armenia to … Continue reading

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Read Aloud in the UCL IOE Library for World Book Day 2015

      On Thursday 23 April a group of staff from across the Institute (along with a colleague from UCL) came together in the Library to mark World Book Night with a celebration of ‘Reading aloud and listening to others read’. … Continue reading

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