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Tiny Owl goes on a big adventure to Hay

Buy Cinderella of the Nile  Buy The Drum  Buy The Little Black Fish This week, on the 30th May, Tiny Owl went on an adventure to Hay Book Festival, where Tiny Owl authors Beverley Naidoo (Cinderella of the Nile) and Ken Wilson-Max (The Drum) took part in events. There was also an extra-special puppet show, performed by Performing Arts and Music students from Hereford College of Arts in collaboration with the Fetch Theatre Company using puppets created especially…

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The Drum presents a lively celebration of how music unites people

Buy The Drum We are thrilled that The Drum got introduced as Perfect Picture Book for PPBF. Read this wonderful review by Patricia Nozell for Wander, Ponder, Write weblog: The moon and stars aligned last Saturday, and I was in London for the launch of today’s Perfect Picture Book. What fun to check out New Beacon Books, a north London bookstore that has specialized in African and Caribbean literature since 1966, and participate in the lively book launch,…

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Listen to the drum with this fun book trailer

Buy The Drum This is the drum, this is the beat! Music fans everywhere, rejoice in this fun book trailer for The Drum. Raise your spirits with a fun drum-beat, which creates the setting for Ken Wilson-Max, author of The Drum, to read a couple of lines from his book. With bright and vivid illustrations, this trailer is sure to make your heart soar, as you see children of all races, cultures, and backgrounds enjoying the beat of the drum.…

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It’s time to embrace the rhythm of The Drum – Read it Daddy

Buy The Drum Read a wonderful review of  The Drum by Read it Daddy:  Find your feet, feel the beat. It’s time to embrace the rhythm of “The Drum” by Ken Wilson-Max and Catell Ronca… Music and story are linked closely, so it makes sense that children can identify a rhythmic pulse to a book that’s all about moving your body and participation. “The Drum” thrums along with beautifully coloured illustrations to underpin the pulse-pounding beats…

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Once those drums came out…

Buy The Drum Read a wonderful review of The Drum by Jill Bennett: One of the highlights of the school year in three of the primary schools I taught in before moving out of London was the annual visit of multicultural music workshop providers, Earthsong. Storm and fellow musicians would come with their van filled with exciting musical instruments from different parts of the world – in particular, an amazing collection of drums – and give first…

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