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World Book Day: Reading activities for any book!

Happy World Book Week! Visit our bookstore To celebrate World Book Day on Thursday, we’ve put together some fun bookish activities for little ones to enjoy, no matter what book they’re reading! Make your own book Why not have a go at making your own book? Join artist Hazel Terry as she shows you how to make this incredible book! Predictive pictures Draw the main character from a book you’ve read recently.  From what you…

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Schools across the UK have been inspired by Bloom!

Check out the wonderful artwork inspired by Bloom! Buy Bloom / Check out our FREE Bloom activity pack We’re absolutely delighted with the wonderful response we’ve had from schools since we published Bloom back in June 2020. Anne Booth’s beautiful story, together with Robyn Wilson-Owen’s wonderful illustrations, champions hope, persistence and finding love in the small things! Take a look at some of the brilliant artwork inspired by Bloom below! Read: Hurrah! Bloom is one…

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How books can help children come to terms with going back to school

Back to School – Books to help with the process Buy from our Hope in a Scary World series As September is upon us, that can only mean one thing… Back to school – but not quite as before. We wish teachers and families a safe and enjoyable return to school during these unusual times.  Books can be helpful to children’s reintroduction to their ‘normal’ routine. School will be a bit different now, with precautions…

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Guidelines for sharing Tiny Owl books during the COVID-19 crisis

Guidelines for sharing Tiny Owl books during the COVID-19 crisis Visit our bookstore *FURTHER UPDATE* Permission to share readings has been extended until Tuesday 31st August 2021.  With school, library, and bookshop closures, and the inevitable challenges facing the whole community, over the next few months we recognise the need to be more flexible when it comes to sharing Tiny Owl books online. We hugely appreciate all efforts to support and celebrate Tiny Owl books…

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Five reasons your school needs Chalk Eagle

Buy Chalk Eagle  Teachers! If you’re considering what book to next use in class, then perhaps you should consider a wordless picture book like Chalk Eagle. Wordless picture books can often be left behind by schools, but we think that they need to embrace the wonderful treasure that are wordless picture books. We can’t wait for the day when all schools read wordless picture books regularly with their children. So, here are five reasons why schools…

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