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Happy World Innovation and Creativity Day!

Buy When I Coloured in the World  Buy Chalk Eagle  The 21st April is World Creativity and Innovation Day. For parents and teachers this is a great opportunity to encourage children to innovate and think creatively. Children are naturally very creative. If you’ve ever seen a toddler attempting to get somewhere, you will know that they are not often stopped by obstacles, choosing to climb over them instead. Innovation and creativity are skills which are very important…

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A happy, hopeful collection of whimsical observations about the little things in life

Buy A Rainbow in My Pocket  Read an amazing review of A Rainbow in My Pocket by Patricia Nozell Continuing the celebration of poetry for National Poetry Month, I’m so happy to feature a poetic picture book that was published April 2016 in English and that I received from the publisher when I visited London last month. Poem in Your Pocket Day is coming up on April 26th (as I was reminded when I visited the poets.org website and…

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Chalk Eagle; a dreamscape between reality and imagination

Buy Chalk Eagle Read this fantastic review of Chalk Eagle by Books for Keeps: This wordless picture book expresses a small boy’s love for an eagle that he sees circling his house and garden. Enraptured and inspired, he chalks the shape of an eagle on his roof. The chalk eagle seems to need a friend, so he draws a chalk boy like himself and imagines their feeling of oneness as they soar away together. With a reduced palette…

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Thinker on the way!

Pre-order Thinker: My Puppy Poet and Me  What’s more exciting than a puppy? A puppy that is a poet, of course. Both Thinker and his owner, Jace, are poets, turning the world around them into verse. One day they’ll have the whole world figured out. For now, though, Thinker has to keep quiet in public, and he can’t go to school with Jace – he might recite a poem, and then Jace’s friends will say he’s weird.…

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The music series is designed to get children moving and thinking – Ken Wilson-Max

An interview with Ken Wilson-Max  Buy The Drum Ken Wilson-Max is the author of our latest picture book The Drum the first in our new Children.Music.Life series. Ken was born in Zimbabwe and now lives and works in London. He is the author and illustrator of several award-winning books. Read his interview below:  The Drum is the perfect book to move and dance to. What does music mean to you? Music is so important. It helps…

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