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The Drum recommended as guided reading for nurseries!

Buy The Drum The wonderful team at Tales on Moon Lane, together with Matthew Tobin, Senior Lecturer in English & Children’s Lit. at Oxford Brookes University, have recommended our picture book The Drum as a guided reading book for children at a nursery level! They believe that ‘choosing the right text is essential for developing reading comprehension. A multi-layered text will provide opportunities for pupils to access it in different ways and for multiple interpretations and reflections.’ We’re honoured that The…


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…


There’s Room for Everyone appeals for peace – The Observer

Buy There’s Room for Everyone  We are delighted by Imogen Carter’s review of There’s Room Enough For Everyone. It was great to see it featured in The Observer on September 2nd and The Guardian online. There’s Room for Everyone is the first of our new series, Hope in A Scary World, and promotes a message of peace and sharing! Read the lovely review below! Iranian author Anahita Teymorian also appeals for peace in There’s Room for Everyone (21 Sept, £12.99), the…

The New Baby and Me

A tender tale that plays an important role – Anne Harding

Buy The New Baby and Me  Read a fantastic review of The New Baby and Me by Anne Harding, written for The School Librarian, the journal of the School Library Association. They recommend the book for children aged 8 years and younger. Five siblings await a baby’s arrival into the family. Each of them has their own vision of what the baby will be like. Then the baby arrives, and what a surprise for the brothers! Good picture…


Caged encourages children’s creativity and imagination! – Parents in Touch

Buy Caged We’re thrilled that the wonderful Parents in Touch reviewed our latest wordless picture book Caged as part of their collection of Fiction books for children aged 2-5 years! Caged is a witty tale, sharing a message of retribution and freedom, without using any words! It is Duncan Annand’s debut picture book. Read the wonderful review below! Wordless picture books are really hard to review, as writing about them seems to me to defeat the…