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Be amazed by children in Malawi performing The Drum!

Buy The Drum What could make creators of a book more proud and amazed than this video? So pure, so authentic, so lovely! We were delighted to see children in Malawi performing The Drum! Children’s reading charity Book Bus sent us this video after the children enjoyed the book so much they were inspired to do their own reading! Thank you to Book Bus for sending it to us! The Drum is the first in our…

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The Drum recommended as guided reading for nurseries!

Buy The Drum The wonderful team at Tales on Moon Lane, together with Matthew Tobin, Senior Lecturer in English & Children’s Lit. at Oxford Brookes University, have recommended our picture book The Drum as a guided reading book for children at a nursery level! They believe that ‘choosing the right text is essential for developing reading comprehension. A multi-layered text will provide opportunities for pupils to access it in different ways and for multiple interpretations and reflections.’ We’re honoured that The…

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Meet the author of The Flute!

An interview with Ken Wilson-Max Buy The Drum Buy The Flute Meet Ken Wilson-Max, author of our series Children. Music. Life! So far Ken has published two books in this fun musical series for early years: The Drum and now The Flute. Children. Music. Life. introduces very young children to the joy of music. The series is illustrated by Swiss artist Catell Ronca. We spoke to him about the inspiration behind his new book, which celebrates…

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Book Trust loves The Drum!

Buy The Drum We are thrilled that The Drum was introduced among the books that Book Trust loves. Read their review of it: This little but lively book is part of Tiny Owl’s “Children. Music. Life” series, which focuses on musical instruments from around the world, created by award-winning picture book author and artist Ken Wilson-Max. In this book, we meet the drum. The text itself is short and simple. The reader is encouraged to feel the…

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A ten year old reader says why they love The Drum!

Buy The Drum It makes us so happy to see children really engaging with their reading! A ten year old reader shared their thoughts on The Drum on Toppsta! Read it below! I was drawn to read this book because of the illustrations and big letters that would also attract little ones to come and read it. It’s like a song poem that flows through the whole book.  I loved the scintillating  illustrations of the animals when they…

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