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When I Coloured in the World shows the power of the pen! – Letterbox Library

Buy When I Coloured in the World We love Letterbox Library‘s review of When I Coloured in the World! Written by Ahmadreza Ahmadi and illustrated by Ehsan Abdollahi, When I Coloured in the World spreads an important message of hope and peace. Letterbox Library is a book club specialising in anti-sexist and multicultural children’s books. Read the lovely review below! Devastatingly simple in its conception- a child is given some coloured pencils and an eraser and, with these, they set…

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Watch the fab trailer for The Elephant’s Umbrella!

Buy The Elephant’s Umbrella Elephants are such beautiful, wise creatures! In her sweet and simple tale The Elephant’s Umbrella, author Laleh Jaffari shows children the value of kindness and sharing. Colourful illustrations by Ali Khodai perfectly complement this charming story. When the rain comes, the elephant likes to put up his umbrella and invite his friends underneath. One day the umbrella is swept away by the wind and meets the leopard and the bear, who…

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Thinker chosen as one of best children’s poetry books!

Buy Thinker: My Puppy Poet and Me The amazing Charlotte Hacking of CLPE has chosen 10 (plus a few more) of the best new children’s poetry books for Books for Keeps! Among them is Thinker: My Puppy Poet and Me, a beautiful picture book about two young poets — one human and one canine! Read her fab review below! As National Poetry Day 4 October approaches, Charlotte Hacking explains why children’s poetry is worth celebrating and…

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Tiny Owl books promote diversity and inclusiveness! – Matthew Courtney

Visit our bookstore We are pleased and proud that teacher Matthew Courtney, author of the Read Teach Learn Think blog, has suggested our books to educators in order to promote diversity and inclusiveness! Tiny Owl believes that all children should be able to see themselves reflected in the books that they read! In July 2018, CLPE published a report, Reflecting Realities, which showed that the representation of diversity within children’s books was incredibly poor. Only 4%…

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There’s Room for Everyone is book of the month!

Buy There’s Room for Everyone Books for Topics have included There’s Room for Everyone in their top five children’s books of September! Read their lovely review below! This is the first book in a new series called ‘Hope in a Scary World’ from publisher Tiny Owl. The story uses words and images to tackle the subject of immigration in a sensitive and creative way, with a positive message about the impact of kindness. The narrator of the story recalls…

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