August 16, 2019
by Nora Nagy
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Beyond the Moon: Two readers to travel in space

In the last on our series celebrating the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, we present some Helbling readers which will launch you and your students into space. We have already looked at Moony Goes on Holiday this time we show you … Continue reading

July 18, 2019
by Nora Nagy
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Moon Landing 50: Moony goes on holiday

2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the first Moon landing. In a previous post we have collected resources for you to learn more about the Moon landing and lots of stories to inspire CLIL and cultural projects in the classroom. … Continue reading

July 16, 2019
by Nora Nagy
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Make an origami monster bookmark

Arts and crafts are a fun idea during the holidays or afternoon sessions for little and big ones alike. In each picture book in The Thinking Train series, you will find a Make and do project. In Deborah’s dreams written … Continue reading

June 25, 2019
by Nora Nagy
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Hooked on stories: Interview with Amy Sutton

We have all met inspiring storytellers who can hold the attention of their audience and make listening to a story an exciting and memorable event. They may be family members, or teachers or professional storytellers. One such storyteller is Amy … Continue reading

June 20, 2019
by Nora Nagy
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Looking together: visual storytelling in The Thinking Train stories

How do the visual elements in our picture book series, The Thinking Train influence reading experience and meaning-making? Each story in the now 20-book series is fully illustrated; both the images and the words engage the readers, and the interplay … Continue reading