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Why does everyone love to hear a good tale?

Explore the magic of storytelling with Sally Pomme Clayton! Buy The Phoenix of Persia It’s National Storytelling Week! We celebrated by speaking to one of our favourite storytellers, Sally Pomme Clayton, about what makes storytelling so magical! She is the author of our upcoming book The Phoenix of Persia, from the mythical series One Story, Many Voices. Sally Pomme is a true innovator who has pioneered the art of modern storytelling. She said: “When I…

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Amazing Cinderella of the Nile activities by Love My Books!

Buy Cinderella of the Nile Love My Books have shared some fantastic activities for children to enrich their reading of Cinderella of the Nile. Beverley Naidoo. Illus. Marjan Vafaeian Age 7- 9 In this beautifully illustrated retelling of one of the earliest versions of Cinderella a young girl from Ancient Greece, Rhodopis, is kidnapped and taken as a slave to the island of Samos. Here she makes friends with the famous storyteller Aesop and his stories help…

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Cinderella of the Nile among top 10 books of 2018!

Buy Cinderella of the Nile Love My Books picked Cinderella of the Nile as one of their top ten books of 2018! Read their great review below! As usual it is hard to choose our top 10 new favourite picture books from the thousands published this year. Here is a selection of some of our current favourites for 2018. We hope that you and your child will find appealing characters and stories in these beautifully…

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The Telegraph calls Cinderella of the Nile a story of triumph over adversity

Buy Cinderella of the Nile  We’re thrilled to receive a fantastic review of Cinderella of the Nile from Emily Bearn for The Telegraph. Read it below: On the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage, it’s hard to think of a story as unfashionable as that of Cinderella. In his 2015 film, Kenneth Branagh meant to portray his heroine as ‘strong and independent’ – only to be hit with a backlash when his star, Lily James, admitted she had been…

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Cinderella of the Nile is woven with hopeful words – Reading Zone

Buy Cinderella of the Nile  Read a wonderful review of Cinderella of the Nile by Kiran Satti for Reading Zone: This is an eclectic mix of fairy tale and folklore. The reader, or explorer of a new world, follows Rhodopis on her journey. It is a story woven with golden threads of hopeful words from characters who hold wisdom, courage and kindness – traits which enhance Rhodopis’ beauty. Her kind actions radiate a pure and…

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