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The illustrations complement the modern folktale – Youth Services Book Review

Learn more about sharing, communication and friendship in Gloria’s Porridge!   Buy Gloria’s Porridge   We loved this great review of Gloria’s Porridge from Youth Services Book Review! Read below!   Gloria’s Porridge: A Story from Ethiopia – Elizabeth Laird, illustrated by Toby Newsome, Tiny Owl, (9781910328729), 2021 Format:  Hardcover Rating: 1- 5 (5 is excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre:  Picture Book What did you like about the book?  When Gloria’s cat eats…

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3 Tiny Owl Books in the CBC Winter 2021 Showcase: Let’s Cook and Eat Together!

3 Tiny Owl Books in the CBC Winter 2021 Showcase: Let’s Cook and Eat Together! Check out our books   Yippee! Sorry Mrs. Cake, Gloria’s Porridge and The Neighborhood Surprise have all been selected as part of the Children’s Book Council’s Winter 2021 Showcase: Let’s Cook and Eat Together! This is a quarterly reading list for all ages!   This list looks to celebrate food and the cultures it represents. It will feature books that…

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Read Along to Gloria’s Porridge!

Join our fun Gloria’s Porridge Read Along!   Buy Gloria’s Porridge   Are you sitting comfortably? Ok then! Let’s read a story from Africa, Gloria’s Porridge, by Elizabeth Laird and Toby Newsome! Watch below and read along with us!   Read a review: The illustrations compliment the modern folk-tale – Youth Services Book Review Yippee! Gloria’s Porridge is now available in the US! Watch: An interview with illustrator Toby Newsome   Visit our bookstore Download book posters…

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Packed with Energy and Action!

Gloria’s Porridge is packed with energy and action!   Buy Gloria’s Porridge   Hooray! Gloria’s Porridge has been featured in an article on reflecting realities in children’s books!   ‘Reflecting Realities’ is the name of a powerful piece of research conducted by the CLPE (Centre for Literacy in Primary Education) which focused on extent and quality of ethnic representation and diversity within children’s literature. Read more below!   ‘Inspired by an Ethiopian folk tale, Gloria’s…

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