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A roundup of our Christmas donations campaign!

50 Tiny Owl books donated to Doorstep Library! Visit our bookstore We are very grateful for your generous donations and positive response to our Christmas donations campaign in aid of the wonderful reading charity Doorstep Library! We asked you to donate Tiny Owl books to Doorstep Library to help diversify their book stock in good time for the holidays. There were some brilliant messages of support from authors, illustrators, book bloggers, librarians and teachers. We…

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Take your class on a donating adventure!

Donate Tiny Owl books to Doorstep Library! Teachers! What about putting a spare change donations jar in the classroom? Last week, we were thrilled when a teacher got in touch with one of the team to let us know about her fantastic idea to support our donations campaign! Catherine Harney – a wonderful teacher from a primary school in Holborn – told us she’d been looking for ways her class could give something back to…

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Why is access to diverse children’s books so crucial?

Donate Tiny Owl books to Doorstep Library in time for Christmas! Why is access to diverse children’s books so crucial? In 2019 we shouldn’t be asking questions like this, but we still need to. You might have seen Gwendolyn Smith’s insightful piece in The Guardian over the weekend. In it, she talks about how children’s books have the power to shape us as adults. She notes that ‘the books we encounter as children are the ones to which…

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