December 13, 2016
by Nora Nagy
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Our Favourite Book Picks for 2016

Towards the end of this year we look back on our favourite reads of 2016. We asked some of the Helbling Team to share the books they enjoyed reading. Our selection ranges from picture books for children through science books, graded … Continue reading

November 22, 2016
by Nora Nagy
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Explore the world of King Arthur

The story of King Arthur is one of the most well-known and popular British legends and is made up of a series of interlocking tales which are also known as the Arthurian Cycle. Many of these stories are famous on their … Continue reading

November 9, 2016
by Nora Nagy
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Three Projects to Explore the World of Robinson Crusoe

The story of Robinson Crusoe is a great adventure for teens and adults alike, and has been popular for almost 300 years now, with hundreds of adaptations, sequels, retellings, translations in all kinds of forms. It has been selected by … Continue reading

November 3, 2016
by Nora Nagy
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Five Authors to Celebrate in November

Are you looking for some great reads in November? Celebrate five great authors with us and read some of their works both in and out of class. Bram Stoker, Robert Louis Stevenson, Louisa May Alcott, Jonathan Swift and Mark Twain … Continue reading

October 25, 2016
by Nora Nagy
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Passionate about Pride and Prejudice

Elizabeth Bennet and Mr Darcy have become such familiar names for so many of us that we feel as if we know them and most likely our students do, too. Teaching with literature, and especially teaching with Jane Austen’s works is fun, just think of how entertaining, witty and … Continue reading