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Cinderella of the Nile is a rich addition to the global fairy-tale collection! – Kirkus Reviews

Buy Cinderella of the Nile Kirkus Reviews recommend Cinderella of the Nile by Beverley Naidoo and Marjan Vafaeian! They drew attention to the wide ethnic diversity represented in the book! It’s out in the US on 16th July.  Read the review below! Born in Greece at a time when “pirates freely roamed the seas” and affectionately called Rhodopis, “rosy-cheeked,” she is pale-skinned with long, red hair and “eyes like sapphires.” One day, while herding goats,…


City University celebrates The Phoenix of Persia!

City academics collaborate on children’s book and music project Buy The Phoenix of Persia We’re so pleased to be working on The Phoenix of Persia with brilliant musicians and composers from City University. The Phoenix of Persia is a picture book by Sally Pomme Clayton and Amin Hassanzadeh Sharif, that also features a resource box for schools, a musical composition and a programme of events. The university shared this great article about the project. Read it…


Enjoy a sneak peek reading of Dare by the author!

Buy Dare Author Lorna Gutierrez treated us to a wonderful sneak peek reading of her upcoming picture book Dare! This simple yet inspirational picture book encourages children everywhere to dare to dream big, to help others and speak out for what is right, but also to take time for simple joys and to be comfortable in their own skin. With charming rhymes and energetic and inclusive illustrations, this is a book to empower every child. Read…


How Grobblechops helps children overcome the fear of the unknown

Buy Grobblechops What if something bad happens? What if they don’t like me? I’m scared! Don’t these questions ring a bell?! Fear of the unknown isn’t just about monsters under the bed. Whether it’s starting at a new school or meeting a new person, children are constantly having new and potentially scary experiences. As they grow up, they will encounter new ideas and meet people who are different from them. Grobblechops shows children that someone or something…

The Little Black Fish

The Little Black Fish shows children acceptance, compassion and bravery

Buy The Little Black Fish Massachusetts librarian Kristin Guay wrote this fab review of The Little Black Fish for Youth Services Book Review. She gave it an amazing five stars! Read the review below! Format: Picture Book Rating 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a starred review) 5 Genre: Picture What did you like about the book? This was an interesting story that has taken me a little while to really grasp how I feel about the book.  It reads like…