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World Book Day: Reading activities for any book!

Happy World Book Week! Visit our bookstore To celebrate World Book Day on Thursday, we’ve put together some fun bookish activities for little ones to enjoy, no matter what book they’re reading! Make your own book Why not have a go at making your own book? Join artist Hazel Terry as she shows you how to make this incredible book! Predictive pictures Draw the main character from a book you’ve read recently.  From what you…

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Quill Soup got us talking about the importance of sharing – Playing_withTandB

The story got us talking about kindness to strangers and the idea of community! Buy Quill Soup We’re delighted with this wonderful, inspiring review of Quill Soup from Playing_withTandB over on Instagram! Have a look.   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Alice (@playing_withtandb) Yippee! Quill Soup is longlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal 2020! Yay! Quill Soup is awarded a White Raven by the International Youth Library Foundation! Hurrah! Quill Soup is SHORTLISTED for English Association 4-11…

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Quill Soup is part of CLPE’s Power of Reading programme!

Find out more about CLPE’s Quill Soup resources! Buy Quill Soup We’re delighted that the wonderful Quill Soup has been added to CLPE’s fantastic Power of Reading programme! Have a read below.   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by CLPE (@clpe.org.uk) Yippee! Quill Soup is longlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal 2020! Yay! Quill Soup is awarded a White Raven by the International Youth Library Foundation! Hurrah! Quill Soup is SHORTLISTED for English Association 4-11 Picture Books Awards!…

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Dare cements the rights to have opinions – Letterbox Library

Bright splashes of colour encourage children to dare to try new things! Buy Dare We’re delighted with these kind words about Dare over on Letterbox Library! Have a read below. “Dare to see when others don’t…Dare to speak when others won’t”. Minimal rhyming text and bright splashes of colour encourage children to dare to try new things, to take a chance- and, also, to speak out, express themselves and their identities. A wonderfully toddler-friendly and…

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Librarian Laura reads Cinderella of the Nile!

Read along with Laura! Buy Cinderella of the Nile Join the wonderful Laura from Tower Hamlets School Library Service for a fantastic reading of Cinderella of the Nile, by Beverely Naidoo and Marjan Vafaeian! The Telegraph calls Cinderella of the Nile a story of triumph over adversity Cinderella of the Nile featured in The Wall Street Journal Read a review by Publishers Weekly: Cinderella of the Nile is richly hued and intricately detailed! Carnegie and Kate Greenaway chooses Cinderella of the Nile and…

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