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I would use Chalk Eagle in our primary school – Mrs McFarlane

A review from a Primary School Reading Leader Buy Chalk Eagle  Lesley McFarlane is a mum to three grown up children and very proud grandmother to two grandsons. She has worked in primary schools for around twenty-five years, and her biggest passion has always been to help children along the road to becoming a reader! If you want to hear more from Lesley follow her own twitter. Read her fab review of Chalk Eagle: A boy sits…

The New Baby and Me

Exciting activities for children to welcome new baby sibling home

Buy The New Baby and Me The arrival of a baby brother or sister can be a wonderful time to celebrate with children. This exciting period is something that our latest picture book, The New Baby and Me, explores. It features lovely craft activities from the illustrator, Hoda Haddadi, which parents and children can do together to welcome a new baby home. So get crafting with your children and harness the excitement of a new arrival.…


There’s Room for Everyone

There’s Room for Everyone UK only £7.99 (paperback) £12.99 (hardback) Only one copy left PRODUCT INFO There’s Room for Everyone is a timeless yet topical allegory for war and the refugee crisis.   A child grows and discovers the world. As he lies awake at night, he sees there’s enough room in the sky for all the stars and the moon. When he visits the ocean, he sees there is enough room for all the fish,…


The power of kindness and love shine through in Cinderella of the Nile

Buy Cinderella of the Nile  So wonderful to see Cinderella of the Nile included as a Perfect Picture Book Firday (PPBF) by Patricia Nozell in Wander, Ponder, Write. Read the lovely review here: Title: Cinderella of the Nile  Written by: Beverley Naidoo Illustrated by: Marjan Vafaeian Publisher/date: Tiny Owl Publishing/2018 Suitable for ages: 4-8 or older Themes/Topics: fairy tale; #ReadYourWorld; #OneStoryManyVoices; kindness; love Opening: Long, long ago when pirates roamed the seas around Greece, a beautiful baby girl was born…


The Drum recommended as guided reading for nurseries!

Buy The Drum The wonderful team at Tales on Moon Lane, together with Senior Lecturer in English & Children’s Lit. Mathew Tobin from 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…