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“I love Caged so Mooch!” – 5 year old Emma

Buy Caged Book blogger Claire Storey and her daughter Emma wrote a lovely review of our wordless picture book Caged! Today I am reviewing the wordless picture book Caged by Duncan Annand (Tiny Owl).   Helping me is my daughter Emma (in italics), who has really enjoyed this book. And I am 5. The pictures tell the story of two men who are building a palace out of caged parrots. The pictures are impressive. Looking on is a bluebird who,…

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Caged is great for discussing issues that matter! – Kenilworth Books

Buy Caged Caged was chosen by the amazing bookshop Kenilworth Books in their spring roundup of ‘Political books for children and young adults’. Read the fab review below! Politics is one of those topics you are not supposed to bring up in polite society – and yet understanding its complexities is essential if you are going to understand the world around you. How do you discuss politics with a child? With political events and discussion…

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Caged and Chalk Eagle chosen for refugee library by IBBY UK

Buy Caged Buy Chalk Eagle We’re delighted that IBBY UK have nominated our two wordless picture books Caged by Duncan Annand and Chalk Eagle by Nazli Tahvili to be included in the children’s library at Lampedusa. The Italian island Lampedusa is home to large numbers of refugees from Africa and the Middle East. IBBY have collected hundreds of ‘silent books’ from around the world to include in a library for local and immigrant children. Unlike…

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Caged is a mini masterpiece!

Buy Caged Literacy magazine English 4-11 have written a fantastic review of our wordless picture book Caged by Duncan Annand. Read it below! Many of us feel we could write a children’s book. And a picture book would be an easy start, right? Some of the artists amongst us might even decide to produce a wordless picture book — even easier, right? Wrong. If you don’t believe me — give it a try. But Duncan…

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Caged took my breath away! – Lesley McFarlane

How Caged can be used in a classroom Buy Caged  The third addition to our Wordless Picture Book series is Caged. We asked Lesley McFarlane, a teaching assistant, how she thinks that this wonderful book could be used in the classroom. Lesley is a mum to three grown up children and very proud grandmother to two grandsons. She has worked in primary schools for around twenty-five years, and her biggest passion has always been to help children along…

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