To celebrate Black History Month in the UK, Lisbeth Kaiser describes the process of turning Maya Angelou's complex life into a story for very young children
The World Around Us
The World Around Us

Maya Angelou’s Inspiring Story

To celebrate Black History Month in the UK - which takes place between the 1st and 31st of October - Little People, BIG DREAMS: Maya Angelou author Lisbeth Kaiser has written an incredibly evocative post on the process behind turning Maya's Read More

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The World Around Us

Discover America with this Fun Activity Book!

America has long-held a place as one of the most familiar and famous countries of the western world. We've all encountered the many different aspects of American culture: ranging from their legendary pie-eating contests to the great figures Read More

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The World Around Us

Fly through art history with Leonardo Da Vinci!

Today’s blog post looks at one of the world’s most famous painters, architects, musicians, engineers, mathematicians and inventors – the great Leonardo Da Vinci! Laurence Anholt’s popular Leonardo and the Flying Boy has been recently Read More

Magic!
Literature, Classics + Poetry
Literature, Classics + Poetry

‘Magic!’ – brand new fairy tales from new writers!

In today’s blog we’re looking at the fantastic Magic! New Fairy Tales by Irish Writers, an enchanting collection of fairy tales that’s themed around the emerald isle itself: Ireland. Let’s face it, EVERYBODY believes in magic (or at least Read More

Colour in the Queen
History
History

Colouring Queen Elizabeth!

Queen Elizabeth II, who just celebrated her 90th birthday on April 21st, holds the title of longest reigning British monarch as well as longest reigning queen in world history. Spanning more than five decades, the Queen’s reign has covered Read More

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Travel back to Ancient Egypt and Ancient Rome!

Go back in time and learn all about The Ancient Egyptians and The Roman Empire. In Discover… The Ancient Egyptians and Discover… The Roman Empire by Isabel and Imogen Greenberg. readers are welcomed into Ancient Egypt and Rome, and told to Read More

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The World Around Us
The World Around Us

Fun at the Museum: History for Kids

Welcome to the Museum! There are so many fun and amazing adventures to be had at a museum. You can see the tools that people used to build great big things—like viking ships and the pyramids! You can compare the size of your teeth to Read More

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History
History

In Honor of Presidents’ Day

In honor of Presidents' Day, here are a few interesting facts from 50 Things Your Should Know About American Presidents. And please take a look at QuartoKnows for more books about the Presidents. John Adams and Thomas Jefferson Fifty Read More

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History
History

50 Things You Should Know about American Presidents

Need a way to make history fun for your little ones? Travel back in time and explore fascinating chapters in American history, from the Revolutionary War to the Civil War and through the First World War and Second World War to the space Read More

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The World Around Us

Bring History to Life…

“Sorry, but history is just a bit... you know. Boring.” So begins the dialogue between a young man and his history professor in the new book Diary of a Time Traveler. History teachers everywhere have probably heard this statement more times Read More

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History
History

Dining with Dinosaurs: Dinosaur Food

We have had so much fun talking about dinos, that we've extended Dinosaur Week an extra day. All this talk of prowling, fighting, hunting and gathering is making us hungry! For tonight’s dinner let’s take a look inside of Dino-Dinners to Read More