Pages & Co.: The Bookwanderers

Anna James • Setting

The Arrow is the monthly digital product that features copywork and dictation passages from a specific read aloud novel (you purchase or obtain the novels yourself). It’s geared toward children ages 11–12 and is an indispensable tool for parents who want to teach language arts in a natural, literature-bathed context.

This guide contains the following features:

  • 4 Passages (one per week) for copywork/dictation
  • Notes about punctuation, spelling, vocabulary, and literary devices
  • Weekly Reading Guide
  • Arrow Planner and Skills Tracker
  • 3 Grammar or Punctuation Spotlights 
  • Literary Device: Setting
  • Writing Activity: Where Are We?
  • 9 Discussion Questions
  • Book Club Party Ideas
  • 52 pages
  • Publication Date: May 2023

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About the book 

A magical adventure to delight the imagination. A curl-up-on-the-sofa snuggle of a debut from a uniquely talented author. Eleven year-old Tilly has lived above her grandparents bookshop ever since her mother disappeared shortly after she was born. Like the rest of her family, Tilly loves nothing more than to escape into the pages of her favourite stories.One day Tilly realises that classic childrens characters are appearing in the shop through the magic of book wandering crossing over from the page into real life.With the help of Anne of Green Gables and Alice in Wonderland. Tilly is determined to solve the mystery of what happened to her mother all those years ago, so she bravely steps into the unknown, unsure of what adventure lies ahead and what dangers she may face. – Amazon

Purchase the Pages & Co.: The Bookwanderers novel here.

Note: Parents may wish to preview this book before sharing it with their children. Although this lighthearted story features a happy ending, through fantastical circumstances, Tilly’s parents disappear and her dad is thought to have died. Additionally, this story references bookish magic.

Also note that this book was originally published in the UK under the title Pages & Co.: Tilly and the Bookwanderers. While the passages are the same, the page numbers and some spellings may differ from those shared in this Arrow.

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