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

Learning Garden Charts 3D
First Concepts
First Concepts

Learning your first words in a vibrant way!

This month we are all absolutely loving the new Learning Garden book – First Words: Art Charts by Aino-Maija Metsola.   To brighten what has so far been a less than sunny summer, we have been adding the posters from this book Read More

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The World Around Us
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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Things to Do for Kids of All Ages
Things to Do for Kids of All Ages

Recognise the Art in the Animals around you!

In this blog we’ll discuss a way to engage with animals in the world around you without disrupting their natural behaviour, you could even end up with you own piece of animal art if you follow some of these steps! Ever wondered when birds Read More

A is for Africa
The World Around Us
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
Picture Books
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

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The World Around Us
The World Around Us

Learn about the importance of freedom with Flyaway!

Many people from all over the world happily share their homes with a pet; whether it’s a cat, dog, rabbit, bird, horse or even a lizard or a snake! Owning a pet can be one of the most enjoyable and rewarding experiences there is! But it’s Read More

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The World Around Us
The World Around Us

One of these things: Patterns and Early Childhood

One of these things is not like the other... are you already singing the next line of this favorite pattern game and song for very young children?  Early childhood is filled with the challenge of making sense of the world.  Adults help with Read More

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First Concepts
First Concepts

Make It Grow

Today's blog looks at a brand new lift-the-flap book by Frances Lincoln Children's Books which looks at lots of different natural habitats and what lives there alongside all the vibrant colours that are in the world around us. In an Read More