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We March…We Read!

By Sophie Hallam* Love Trumps Hate! Standing in the crowd on Duke Street, with cheers of protest spreading like a Mexican wave, it was a real buzz to join thousands upon thousands of protesters at the Women’s March in Central London last Saturday. Many of us have watched in horror to see Trump take the central stage in America and it felt good to have a chance to stand as one to speak against Trump’s…

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A fantastic piece of work by North Ormesby Primary Academy!

Congratulations to the children at North Ormesby Primary Academy! Last week, we were delighted to hear that Year 5 and 6 children had been inspired by our best-selling title When I Coloured in the World by Ahmadreza Ahmadi. They had shared their amazing art display on Twitter so we got in touch to find out more about it. Craig Nicholson (Vice Principal) tells us more: We came across the book back in October, through social media, and posted a link to…

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The Little Black Fish – now out in paperback!

Our best-selling title The Little Black Fish, illustrated by Hans Christian Andersen Award winner Farshid Mesghali, will be out in paperback at the end of this month! Selected by the Guardian as one of the best books of the year in 2015, it’s a beautiful book about freedom, self–determination, courage and power. It’s about a little fish swimming against the tide… A wise fish begins with telling the tale to her 12,000 grandchildren. She speaks of…

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Tiny Owl nominated for BOP Award!

Exciting news! We have been nominated for the Bologna Best Children’s Publisher of the Year Prize by IBBY UK! This prize is awarded to publishers in Africa, Central and South America, North America, Asia, Europe and Oceania for “their creative and publishing excellence in 2016, showing originality as well as professional and intellectual skills” so we’re thrilled to have been selected. All of our books are conceived and published with originality and excellence in mind.…

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Out in paperback!  

Do you value kindness in others above all else? Can you make the world a better place to live in? These are the inherent questions in two of our popular titles The Clever Mouse and When I Coloured in the World which will be released in paperback on 31 January 2017.   The Clever Mouse is a traditional folk story which is lovingly retold by author and illustrator Anahita Teymorian. It tells the story of…

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