Warm reception

In the summer edition’s Army&You and Reading Force Book Club, our forces youngsters share their views on The Weather Weaver by Tamsin Mori... James Wright (9) I didn’t want to put it down. Stella finds an...

Revealing resource

Charity Little Troopers has launched a new downloadable resource to help your children make sense of their emotions during challenging life events such as deployments, moving home or starting a new school. The...

Calling all book worms…

Last year’s online Summer Reading Quest – which was devised to bring 8- to 17-year-olds together through fun challenges linked to books, poetry and comics – proved a huge success. The initiative was set up by S...

BOOK CLUB – ART ADMIRATION

In this edition’s Army&You and Reading Force Book Club, our forces youngsters share their views – via their parents – on Joseph Coelho’s Luna Loves Art... EVA (4) AND ISLA (3) We really enjoyed reading th...

A&Y Book Club: The Tickle Test

In this Army&You and Reading Force Book Club, three Service youngsters have been reading The Tickle Test, written by Kathryn White with illustrations from Adrian Reynolds. Isla & Logan Thompson (4/...

Book Club: Cosmic comic caper

Army&You and Reading Force, the national shared reading charity for Armed Forces families, have teamed up for our popular Book Club, where young readers review the latest children’s releases. For this editi...

A book of heroes

Pippa and Gav Lehrle have been together for 15 years and an Army family for 13 of those. Gav is currently posted in Aldershot with REME while Pippa and their two boys live in Bordon. Army&You asked Gav to r...

Book review

Army&You asked five-year-old Gabriel Rousell-Crate, whose dad is a soldier, to review Secret Agent Oliver and the Football Foe Fighters, the first of a new series of books by Rachel Hayward. With a little h...

Reading charity’s Parliamentary project

READING Force headed to London to hold an exhibition about its work as the only national, shared reading charity for British Service families. The charity organised the week-long event at Westminster Palace ...

Bedtime bonus

STORYBOOK Soldiers is a free, confidential recording service allowing Forces personnel to record a bedtime story that can be played for their children if the Army requires them to be away. Your soldier will ha...