Monthly Archives: October 2014


The first official World Series took place in 1903, with the Boston Americans triumphing over the Pittsburgh Pirates. The World Series has taken place every year since, with only two cancellations (one in 1904, the other in 1994). Despite the inclusion of the word ‘World’ the only non-American baseball teams to play in the series […]


Here are some October book suggestions, incorporating month-appropriate events and some historical types that often feature as Halloween costumes. Ages 3-7 Grandfather Gandhi by Arun Gandhi (A story by Mahatma Gandhi’s grandson) Gunhilde & The Halloween Spell by Virginia Kahl (Medieval) The Haunted House That Jack Built (Halloweeny Twist On Old Rhyme) The Sorcerer’s Apprentice […]


Other than being called off in 1646 on account of plague, and being put on hold for the duration of WW I & II, the Nottingham Goose Fair has been a fixture in the city of Nottingham for over seven hundred years. Back then, geese were a major component, as were high quality cheeses, spices, […]


Also known as Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti, this Indian national holiday is a celebration of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi who was born on October 2nd, 1869 in Porbandar, Gujarat, India. His non-violent resistance movement, Satyagraha (‘moral domination’), led to his birthday being the day on which people observe International Non-Violence Day.


Here are some October celebrations and events with histories kids might like to investigate. Nottingham Goose Fair (October 1st – 5th, Nottingham, England) Gandhi Jayanti (October 2nd, India) International Non-Violence Day (October 2nd, Worldwide) German Unity Day (October 3rd, Germany) Yom Kippur (October 3rd – 4th , Israel & Jewish Communities Worldwide) World Teacher’s Day […]

Historical Debate Society for Girls and Boys

The Historical Debate Society for girls and boys is a society where kids can put their ideas about the latest historical debate and put their own debate. Join in!

The Picture Book Review

Reviews of Children's Board Books, Picture Books, Activity Books, and Graphic Novels

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Talk Books. Drink Coffee.

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