Caroline Lloyd

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Gill Hornby Book: 'The Hive', School Gate Politics Novel, Becomes UK Bestseller

By Belinda Goldsmith<p>LONDON (Reuters) - A British writer whose debut novel about mothers at the school gate sparked a seven-way bidding war between publishers has attributed the overnight success of her book to striking a chord with women used to negotiating the politics of female groups.<p>The hype …

May We Be Forgiven

• <b>Author:</b> A.M. Homes<p>Harry is a Richard Nixon scholar who leads a quiet, regular life; his brother George is a high-flying TV producer, with a murderous temper.They have been uneasy rivals since childhood.Then one day George's loses control so extravagantly that he precipitates Harry into an entirely …

Only Child Myths: Lauren Sandler, Author Of 'One And Only' On Her Surprising Discoveries

I crave attention. I turn unrelated conversations into stories about my own life. Being social is important to me, and I get lonely fairly easily. I’m sensitive because I never had a sibling to help me thicken my skin.<p>In other words, I am an only child. And I am destined to pass all of these traits …

9 Kids' Books With Powerfully Useful Life-Lessons

On June 10, 2013, Maurice Sendak would have been 85. Maurice Sendak was the author of the beloved children's book, <i>Where The Wild Things Are</i>, in which a boy named Max makes mischief "of one kind or another" before announcing to his mom his intention of<p>"eating her up." Mom promptly sends Max to bed …

Moon Bear, by Gill Lewis: review

Gill Lewis's Moon Bear is a moving and inspirational tale about a boy confronting bear bile farming.<p>For a book with an inspirational message of hope, <i>Moon Bear</i> has its heartbreaking moments.<p>Gill Lewis's previous novels for children – <b>Sky Hawk</b> and <b>White Dolphin</b> – have both been tender tales but the …

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10 Great Math Apps for Kids

These fun apps will reinforce basic arithmetic concepts and spark a love for learning math.<p>When it comes to teaching your kids math skills, you've done it all: quizzes over breakfast, extra homework help, bedtime stories that sneak in math concepts. If you're looking for new, clever ways to help …

Giving Kids Chores for Self-Esteem and Responsibility

What if there was a way you could get some extra help around the house all while building your preschooler's self-esteem and sense of responsibility? …

Postcards from Mr Bingo: hate mail that's first class – in pictures http://bit.ly/18nXU0e 'I get emails every day begging me for hate mail,' says illustrator Mr Bingo, referring to the vintage postcards he embellishes with insults and sends out. 'People order them for themselves or their loved ones: wives, girlfriends... sometimes even their mum.' Mr Bingo had the idea when he was 'feeling a bit naughty' one evening. He promised an offensive missive to the first person who responded to a tweet and was swamped. Comparing the project to getting picked on by a standup, he says: 'It's funny to be insulted. And post is usually dull. Or bad news.' • Now you can hurl abuse at Mr Bingo when he appears at an exhibition of his work at the KK Outlet, London, N1 from 7-29 June. Photograph: Mr Bingo