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Cinderella of the Nile is unlike any other version of the story! – Teacher Bookworm

Buy Cinderella of the Nile Book blogger Teacher Bookworm has written a lovely review of our fairytale retelling Cinderella of the Nile. She gave it a fabulous five stars! Read it below! Based on an original version of Cinderella (written more than 2000 years ago!), this story is unlike any other versions of the fairy tale you will have come to know. With Rhodopis taken from her homeland and sold as a slave, she finds…

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Watch Sufyia Ahmed Reading Under the Great Plum Tree!

Buy Under the Great Plum Tree   We love this reading of Under the Great Plum Tree by author Sufiya Ahmed! A wonderful retelling of an Indian tale about a monkey with a heart of gold, and her unlikely friendship with a crocodile!   Many thanks to Newham Word Festival for creating and carrying out the event where the reading took place in June 2021! Also for producing this fantastic video! Check it out below!…

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Elizabeth Laird talks about the inspiration behind Gloria’s Porridge

Watch an interview with author Elizabeth Laird!  Buy Gloria’s Porridge  This week we were fortunate enough to interview fantastic author Elizabeth Laird to talk about her brand new title with Tiny Owl Gloria’s Porridge, Ethiopian folk tales, diversity in children’s books and much more! We even get an insight into what Elizabeth was thinking on her travels that led to this story from her diary entry! Watch below: Watch: The Gloria’s Porridge book trailer Watch:…

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Wonderfully inviting book which is a new telling of the classic Twelve Dancing Princesses – Let Them Be Small

The Secret of the Tattered Shoes is a fresh interpretation of the classic Brothers Grimm story!   Buy The Secret of the Tattered Shoes   A fabulous review of The Secret of the Tattered Shoes by Sarah Burns from Let Them Be Small! Check it out below! One of the things that the children and I are starting to look at together is the language used in books. Both Daniel and Emma occasionally pick up…

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