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It feels natural to draw children from different ethnic backgrounds – Polly Noakes

An interview with the illustrator of Dare Buy Dare We interviewed Polly Noakes, the fantastic illustrator of our new poetry book Dare! It was great to speak to this amazing artist about the meaning of the book, the inspiration behind it and the process of illustrating. Dare, written by Lorna Gutierrez, is a poetic picture book that encourages children to dare to be themselves. What does the message of the book mean to you? For…

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Enjoy a sneak peek reading of Dare by the author!

Buy Dare Author Lorna Gutierrez treated us to a wonderful sneak peek reading of her upcoming picture book Dare! This simple yet inspirational picture book encourages children everywhere to dare to dream big, to help others and speak out for what is right, but also to take time for simple joys and to be comfortable in their own skin. With charming rhymes and energetic and inclusive illustrations, this is a book to empower every child. Read…

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Dare is simple and inspiring! – Mathew Tobin

Buy Dare The amazing Mathew Tobin, senior lecturer in education at Oxford Brookes, shared some kind words about Dare on Twitter! I loved this from the cover right through. The words raced me along but the pictures asked me to stay awhile. Dare can give us hope, rouse us into being a greater part of a whole. Here then is a book whose values should be embraced and shared with every child. Being someone who also…

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Dare is simple and inspiring! – Mathew Tobin

Buy Dare The amazing Mathew Tobin, senior lecturer in education at Oxford Brookes, shared some kind words about Dare on Twitter! I loved this from the cover right through. The words raced me along but the pictures asked me to stay awhile. Dare can give us hope, rouse us into being a greater part of a whole. Here then is a book whose values should be embraced and shared with every child. Being someone who also…

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Hoorah! Dare is a Books For Topics book of the month!

Buy Dare Books for Topics have chosen Dare as one of their top five children’s books for April! Read their fab review below! Dare is a picture book that urges very young children to stand up for what matters, see the goodness around them and make a difference in the world. Like many Tiny Owl books, Dare includes inspirational messages and a diverse mix of characters, this time brought to life by Polly Noakes’ vibrant and uplifting…

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