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40. Make a flying bat with Hazel Terry!

Make flying bat for Halloween! Visit our bookstore As part of our Fly with Tiny Owl series, we’ve gathered a range of read along and how-to videos from our fabulous authors and illustrators so that you can keep those little ones entertained. With school, library, and bookshop closures, and the inevitable challenges facing the whole community over the next few months, we want to make it as easy as possible for families stuck at home. Let’s share…

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Christmas Book Bundles

Christmas Book Bundles Save money this Christmas when you buy our book bundles — three sets of picture books that will make ideal gifts for the young reader in your life. Early years hardback bundle Includes latest release Where’s Baby Elephant? plus a book of your choice from The Drum or The Flute. Positivity paperback bundle Includes Paris Cat plus a book of your choice from Felix After the Rain, A Bottle of Happiness or…

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How Under the Great Plum Tree came to be – Sufiya Ahmed

What inspired Under the Great Plum Tree? Buy Under the Great Plum Tree Author Sufiya Ahmed tells us how Under the Great Plum Tree was born! She has written a wonderful blog for the School Library Association as part of their Varied Voices series. Sufiya tells us what inspired her to write about a kind, golden hearted monkey and a lonely, old crocodile! Read what she had to say below!   ‘How do you feel about…

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SPOOKtacular Grobblechops activities for Halloween!

Fun Grobblechops activities, just in time for Halloween! Buy Grobblechops Grobblechops, written by Elizabeth Laird and illustrated by Jenny Lucander, is a great story for Halloween! Decorate your homes or classrooms with our Halloween-inspired Grobblechops garland, and encourage children to become their own storytellers with our stick puppets. Get them enthusiastic about having control of their own story! Using puppets is great for little storytellers to retell the story, develop their sequencing skills, and use…

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Fair Shares autumn activities!

Free Fair Shares activities just in time for half term! Buy Fair Shares As half term draws closer, we thought it was the perfect time to share our autumn-inspired Fair Shares activity pack! From setting off on a scavenger hunt during an autumn walk, to thinking about the sounds of words, and making your own leaf doodles, there’s lots to keep little ones busy this October! Download your free Fair Shares activities here! Read more:…

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