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Quill Soup brings us together!

Mix it up with Quill Soup! Buy Quill Soup There are so many reasons to read Quill Soup. The award-winning team of Alan Durant and Dale Blankenaar bring this village of animals to life through intriguing storytelling and innovative illustrations. Readers are introduced to some lesser-known animals, like the porcupine and pangolin, mixed in with the familiar rabbits and meerkats! Just in case we haven’t convinced you already, here are a few more reasons Quill…

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Quill Soup is out now in paperback!

Buy Quill Soup  Quill Soup is out now in paperback! We’re so excited to share Alan Durant’s witty and energetic story, with striking illustrations from Dale Blankenaar. This exciting tale is all about the benefits of sharing our resources, and opening our arms to strangers. Noko, the porcupine, is very hungry. On arriving at a village, he asks the other animals for some food and shelter. But, despite their full bellies, all the animals say…

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Quill Soup: English 4-11 Picture Books Awards Review

Quill Soup has a powerful message about generosity and kindness! Buy Quill Soup  We’re over the moon with this fantastic review of Quill Soup as part of the 2020 English 4-11 Picture Books Awards! Quill Soup has been shortlisted and the winner will be announced in November! We have our fingers crossed! Read Sue McGonigle’s wonderful review below. Review by Sue McGonigle an independent consultant and co-creator of www.lovemybooks.co.uk. She is also a member of the English…

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Quill Soup is a timely and important tale – Bellis Does Books

The illustrations are captivating and outstanding! Buy Quill Soup We’re delighted with this wonderful review of Quill Soup from Bellis Does Books! Read her review below. Published as part of Tiny Owl’s #OneStoryManyVoices range, this is a telling of the African folktale “Quill Soup”, which will also be familiar to many from the European story ‘Stone Soup’ (and likely there are other versions too!) When Noko the porcupine arrives in a village after a long…

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Alan Durant’s special reading of Quill Soup!

Here’s a sneak peek inside the vibrant Quill Soup! Buy Quill Soup  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. 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. Let’s share the magic of…

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