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“All children need and should be able to see themselves, their friends and classmates in their books.”

An interview with the illustrator of Dare Buy Dare   We’re celebrating Disability Pride Month! All children need and should be able to see themselves, their friends and classmates in their books! In 2019, we interviewed Polly Noakes, the fantastic illustrator of our poetry book Dare! She told us why it was important to represent deaf and BAME characters in children’s books. Read below! What does the message of the book mean to you? For…

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Write a Limerick for National Limerick Day!

Write a Limerick for National Limerick Day! Buy Thinker: My Puppy Poet & Me   Happy National Limerick Day! Do you know how to write a limerick? In a limerick the first, second and fifth lines have the same rhythm and rhyme. The third and fourth lines rhyme with each other too! So the limerick goes: AABBA! It’s easier than it sounds! Here’s an example: There once was a small puppy poet, Who was smart,…

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Chitra Soundar & Jenny Bloomfield Talk We All Celebrate in the Mumbai Mid-Day!

Chitra Soundar & Jenny Bloomfield Talk We All Celebrate in the Mumbai Mid-Day! Buy We All Celebrate   Chitra and Jenny spoke to daily Indian newspaper The Mumbai Mid-Day about We All Celebrate and its festivities! Read the article below!   https://www.mid-day.com/amp/sunday-mid-day/article/snooze-it-23215105    Hooray! We All Celebrate Featured in The Guardian! Read a review: We Used We All Celebrate to Learn All About the Lunar New Year! – edspire Fun Activities: Writing Prompts Inspired by…

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Read Along With Us To The Snowman and the Sun!

Read Along With Us To The Snowman and the Sun! Buy The Snowman and the Sun   Are you feeling nice and cozy? Great! We have a special treat for you! Today we’re reading our wintery book The Snowman and the Sun – Let’s get started!     Read a review: The Snowman and the Sun is BookTrust’s BOOK OF THE DAY! Watch: Twit Twoo! Let’s Talk About Snowmen! Read a review: The Snowman and…

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Cheshire Education Library Service reads Dare!

Discover Dare! Buy Dare Join wonderful Sarah from Cheshire Education Library Service for a fantastic reading of Dare by Lorna Gutierrez and illustrated by Polly Noakes! Dare is a rhythmic provocation to dreaming and daring – Publishers Weekly  Dare featured in Children’s Books Ireland reading guide! Bologna Book Fair selects Dare as an excellent international book! Read a review: Amnesty International celebrates Dare in the selection of children’s books to inspire activism! Visit our bookstore Download book posters Limited edition prints Subscribe to Tiny Owl…

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