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Speaking the truth with fairy tales

A podcast on fairy tales and the Cinderella story, featuring Jack Zipes, Beverley Naidoo, and Ann Lazim Buy Cinderella of the Nile  Last week at The Principal Hotel London something magical occurred! In a collaboration between CLPE, IBBY UK, and us, Tiny Owl, Ann Lazim, the librarian at the Centre for Literacy in Primary Education (CLPE) spoke to Beverley Naidoo and Jack Zipes about fairy tales and our series One Story, Many Voices  which explores…


A Bottle of Happiness among the best books of 2017… twice!

Buy A Bottle of Happiness Superb news: A Bottle of Happiness has been listed among CLPE’s Staff Picks of the best books of 2017! CLPE, the Centre for Literacy in Primary Education, is a charity working with everyone involved in teaching literacy in primary schools. Its staff – and their children – have made a list of their 2017 favourites. Ann Lazim had this to say about A Bottle of Happiness: “When Iranian illustrator Ehsan Abdollahi was refused a…