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
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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

Have you heard of Topsy Turvy? Find out all about QED's new silly rhyming book made to make children laugh!
Picture Books
Picture Books

Have you heard of Topsy Turvy?

Step into a world where ‘yes’ means ‘no’, where packs of fierce wolves can be chased by a crow, where midnight is bright, and straight roads are curvy. Step into a world…that’s all topsy turvy! Topsy Turvy is all about rhymes - rhymes Read More

Meet the brains behind 'Curiositree', today we're joined by authors Amanda Wood and Mike Jolley in this Q&A on teamwork, nature and most importantly, BOOKS!
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The World Around Us

A Q&A with the authors of ‘Curiositree’

We have a very special, very exciting blog post for today! A Q&A from the wonderful Amanda Wood and Mike Jolley - the authors of The Curiositree: Natural World. We'll discuss their background, their inspiration for the book, how they Read More

Enter QED's Draw Wildlife competition to win new release British Wildlife, filled with hand drawn illustrations.
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QuartoDeals

Draw Wildlife! Competition

Want to visit a land where brown hares graze on lush grass while colourful kingfishers dive into rivers? Where fruits and berries grow in woods and hedgerows while in fields majestic oaks sit side-by-side with poisonous fungi? Meet the Read More

Tell Me A Picture
Things to Do for Kids of All Ages
Things to Do for Kids of All Ages

Tell me a picture this summer

This blog post will look at the portraits included in former children’s laureate Quentin Blake’s book; Tell Me a Picture. We also have an activity which tells you how to create your own interactive story gallery! But first, lets look at the Read More

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Picture Books

Exclusive Interview with Holly Sterling

Holly Sterling is an author illustrator who has worked on a range of different books for Quarto in the last year from the QED Everybody Feels... series:  to the lovely collaborations with Margaret McAllister 15 Things Not To Do With A Read More

Creaturepedia Activity
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The World Around Us

Pick up a pen with Creaturepedia Activity Book!

Bonkers for birds? Dotty for dragons? Silly for snakes? Discover the fantastic follow-up to Adrienne Barman’s hugely successful Creaturepedia! The only difference is, this time you get to be in the drawing seat… This blog post is all about Read More

A is for Africa
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The World Around Us

Ifeoma Onyefulu talks A is for Africa!

Today's is a very special blog post from A is for Africa author Ifeoma Onyefulu, who describes the process behind writing her book as well as just what it takes to become an author. Africa has changed a lot since Ifeoma's first created her Read More

Everybody Feels Scared
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Picture Books

Everybody Feels Scared: Ways for Dealing with Fear

When we feel scared, whether we're speaking in front of a crowd or moving to a new neighborhood, most of the time it's because we feel alone. The first step in dealing with fear, then, is to remember that everybody feels scared sometimes. Read More