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Books change lives! – Annie Everall, director of Authors Aloud UK

Fab librarian Annie Everall chats to us during Libraries Week! Visit our bookstore To celebrate Libraries Week, we were lucky enough to chat to the wonderful Annie Everall! Annie is a qualified children’s librarian, having worked in library services for over 30 years, and was awarded an OBE for services for children’s books and libraries. She is a director for the wonderful Authors Aloud UK and is the UK representative on the Literacy & Reading…

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Quill Soup is a fabulous twist on a well-known tale! – Booksb4bedtime

Quill Soup is a folk tale about the importance of sharing  Buy Quill Soup  We’re delighted with this fantastic review of Quill Soup from Booksb4bedtime over on Instagram! Have a look! View this post on Instagram One of our #booksb4bedtime was #quillsoup by Alan Durant and Dale Blankenaar. This is a brilliant re-telling of ‘Stone Soup’. In this West African twist on the well known tale, Noko, a poor tired, hungry and lonely porcupine, who…

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‘When a school library is inclusive and recognises diversity […] it sends a positive message to children.’ – Librarian, Anne Thompson

Libraries play an essential role in connecting people to a diverse and inclusive world of reading! Visit our bookstore To celebrate #LibrariesWeek, we were very lucky that fantastic school librarian, Anne Thompson (A Library Lady), kindly shared a few words with us about the importance of children having access to diverse and inclusive books in libraries! Read what she had to say below.   Libraries have a vital role in the community they serve; they…

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Tiny Owl celebrated for driving children’s literature forward in The Publishing Post!

Tiny Owl reflects the world we live in through a rich spectrum of colour! Visit our bookstore We’re over the moon to be part of Issue 6 of The Publishing Post! Tiny Owl have been featured in their article celebrating children’s literature, alongside other brilliant independent children’s publishers, Lantana Publishing and Nosy Crow! The Publishing Post is a wonderful new free magazine, creating inclusive, diverse content, with the aim to become a voice for people…

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What to read on National Read a Book Day!

What to read on National Read A Book Day! Visit our bookstore Looking for your child’s next book or a reading list which covers a certain theme? We know it can be a bit overwhelming trying to choose what to read, so to celebrate upcoming National Read A Book Day on Sunday 6th September, we’ve put together a few book lists covering a range of themes for you to explore! Discover some of our most recent…

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