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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:…


A highly entertaining and enjoyable read aloud story! – Jill Bennett

Accompanying Elizabeth’s spirited telling, Toby Newsome’s illustrations, inspired by his South African home environment are full of fun and animation. Buy Gloria’s Porridge We absolutely love this review of Gloria’s Porridge from the lovely Jill Bennett over on the Red Reading Hub blog! Take a look: Elizabeth Laird’s story is a reimagining of an Ethiopian folk tale that begins with the making of some porridge. Gloria tells her cat she’s so hungry that rather than…