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Watch Sufyia Ahmed Reading Under the Great Plum Tree!

Buy Under the Great Plum Tree   We love this reading of Under the Great Plum Tree by author Sufiya Ahmed! A wonderful retelling of an Indian tale about a monkey with a heart of gold, and her unlikely friendship with a crocodile!   Many thanks to Newham Word Festival for creating and carrying out the event where the reading took place in June 2021! Also for producing this fantastic video! Check it out below!…

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A highly entertaining and enjoyable read aloud story! – Jill Bennett

Accompanying Elizabeth’s spirited telling, Toby Newsome’s illustrations, inspired by his South African home environment are full of fun and animation. Buy Gloria’s Porridge We absolutely love this review of Gloria’s Porridge from the lovely Jill Bennett over on the Red Reading Hub blog! Take a look: Elizabeth Laird’s story is a reimagining of an Ethiopian folk tale that begins with the making of some porridge. Gloria tells her cat she’s so hungry that rather than…

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Gloria’s Porridge

Gloria’s Porridge £7.99   UK only PRODUCT INFO Inspired by an Ethiopian folk tale, Gloria’s Porridge shows young children how one act can be the catalyst for a whole chain of events. When Cat wants some of Gloria’s delicious porridge, he decides to demolish every last drop, and chaos ensues… Gloria scares Cat, who then spooks the donkey, who interrupts the bees, and they end up frightening the hen! It is down to wise Fox to save the day.…

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Under the Great Plum Tree

Under the Great Plum Tree £12.99 £9.99 (hardback) UK only PRODUCT INFO Under the Great Plum Tree is a retelling of an Indian tale about a kind-hearted monkey and a silly old crocodile. An unlikely friendship between Miss Bandari and Mr Magarmach forms when the pair meet at the foot of a plum tree deep in the heart of India. Mr Magarmach is old and his hunting days are over but Miss Bandari loves hearing his…

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The Secret of The Tattered Shoes

The Secret of the Tattered Shoes £12.99 (hardback) UK only PRODUCT INFO The Secret of the Tattered Shoes is a fresh interpretation of the beloved fairytale The Twelve Dancing Princesses. The Secret of the Tattered Shoes is a fresh interpretation of the beloved Brothers Grimm fairy tale about twelve princesses who are locked in at night, yet whose dancing shoes are still worn down by morning. A young soldier is tasked to discover their night-time adventures.…

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