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The New Baby and Me

How picture books prepared our family for a new arrival

A mother’s experience of how she introduced a new arrival Buy The New Baby and Me We’ve been speaking to parents about their experience introducing a new sibling into the mix. These conversations took place in the run up to publishing our new picture book The New Baby and Me, which is out now. Here is what one of the mothers we talked to, Ruth, had to say about introducing a new arrival:  I’m never one to say that…

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Music can bring us together

Buy The Drum  Buy The Flute When the world is divided, and it is hard to feel empathy for others, what can bring it together? Some people might say MUSIC! To celebrate our Children Music Life series, we’re looking at why music is so fantastic and how it can unite us. Music breaks down barriers to other cultures, especially for children. Music can be the perfect way to encourage intercultural understanding; listening to music from around…

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Little Eli is a book to treasure – Book Trust

Buy Little Eli  Recently, as part of their Little Eli book giveaway, Book Trust wrote a beautiful review of Little Eli: Sometimes a book comes along that you can just tell is one to treasure. In the case of Little Eli, it’s three in one! Laura Bellini’s absolutely stunning, slender wordless picture books – which come in a gorgeous slipcase – follow the story of a dragonfly as he plays with the eggs, playing cards and pencils that…

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Discover fun Under the Great Plum Tree activities!

Buy Under the Great Plum Tree  Parents, teachers, and librarians – enjoy this free Under the Great Plum Tree activity! All about loyal friendship and forgiveness, Under the Great Plum Tree takes you on a journey through the vibrant Indian jungle! It’s the perfect bedtime story for settling little readers. Continue your adventures with our activities! Complete the maze It’s easy but fun! Challenge your children to complete this maze! Can they reunite Mr Magarmach (the…

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A US reader gives 5 stars for Grobblechops!

Five star review for Grobblechops! Buy Grobblechops   We love this fantastic review of Grobblechops from a reader in the US, who gave it a fabulous five stars! Read it below!     Grobblechops is such a cute, adorable looking monster. How is it possible that anyone could be scared of him? But in this story Amir is dreading going to bed and finds more and more reasons to be scared. Thankfully, his dad is…

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