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Cuisenaire Rods

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Cuisenaire Rods

Developed by a Belgian school teacher, these colourful wooden rods have helped millions of children with their arithmetic.

Cuisenaire Rods are small pieces of wood coloured such that all the rods of the same length are the same colour. Physically the rods behave in the way numbers behave, providing learners with a physical model for the study of mathematics.

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Goodnight Moon

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Goodnight Moon

Iconic Bedtime Story Banned by the New York Public Library for 25 Years

Goodnight Moon is a highly acclaimed and much loved bedtime story written by Margaret Wise Brown and illustrated by her friend Clement Hurd. It was published on 3 September 1947.

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