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Una sorpresa per Teo il bibliotecorso

In Italian, from 4yo.

Teo is a bear librarian and what he loves the most are being surrounded by books and hot chocolate. One cold winter day and Linda, a polar bear, arrive from the North Pole and all of the sudden Teo feels weird. He has butterflies in his tummy, he can hardly speak when Linda is around. Will he recover from this strange disease?

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‘Il grande libro delle parole per piccoli curiosi’

In Italian, from 0yo.

Amazing large format board book to learn about the first words in Italian. Each double page represents a topic, on the left hand side there are words with the illustrations and on the right hand side a full page to put the words in their context as well as a game of seek and find.

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Il vestito nuovo dell’ imperatore

In Italian, from 4yo.

This is based on a the classic fairy tale. The vain emperor has some beautiful new clothes made that only clever people can see – or can they? 

This satyre mocks how the king lets two crooks take advantage of his vanity and how no-one dares to contradict the king.

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Book review: ‘Spazio’

In Italian, from 6yo.

This is a great book to learn about famous astronomers, astrophysicists and other scientist studying space. Great way to expand young readers’ Italian vocabulary as well as teach them about science. This is book offers portraits of famous scientists and also fun facts, such as which scientist has had his brain removed? Who discover a volcano on Mars?, Who lost his nose in a duel?.

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Book review: ‘Viene l’autunno’

In Italian, from 0yo.

Cute little book with colourful illustrations. The Autumn is here and Bunny is telling us about falling tree leaves, windy weather…. The short texts are perfect for language learners. The illustrations are great to prime descriptions.

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Book review: ‘Il libro della giungla’

In Italian, from 4yo.

Rediscover in Italian the fascinating adventures of Mowgli, a boy who was raised in the jungle by a pack of wolves. He is now too old to remain with his animal friends and has to join the men in their village to live mong them. However, Shere Khan, the tiger who hates men, is not done with Mowgli.

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Book review: ‘Animali’

In Italian, from 6yo.

This is a great book to learn about zoologists and other scientists studying animals. Did you know who found a leech in his tea? From Charles Darwin to Jane Goodall, learn fun facts about their passions.

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Book review: ‘Oliver Twist’

In Italian, from 8yo.

Oliver Twist is an orphan who escapes from a workhouse to London. There he meets with a gang of juvenile pickpockets led by the elderly Fagin.

This story is about the exploitation of young children in 19th century in London. The tale has been simplified and summarised, perfect for Italian learners.

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Book review: ‘Sulla spiaggia’

In Italian, from 0yo,

Cute and colourful book. Let’s go to the beach! With just a few words every second page, this little book is perfect for young readers or language learners.

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Book review: ‘Storie in 5 minuti – Storie di Dinosauri’

In Italian, from 2yo.

5 little stories about dinosaurs, perfect for bedtime each story is read in 5 minutes. The stories are fun and the colourful illustrations will be enjoyed by young readers.

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