Julian is a Mermaid by Jessica Love

Julian Is a Mermaid by Jessica Love, published by Walker Books, is the most refreshing and uplifting picture book that we have read for a long time, it's no wonder it has recently been nominated for the Waterstones Children's Book Prize. Julian is out with his Nana when a group of majestic mermaids board the same train... Continue Reading →

Touring Picture Book Club – All Are Welcome and Lego Braille Activity

Welcome to the latest Touring Picture Book Club which this month features a fantastic book celebrating diversity: All Are Welcome by Alexandra Penfold, illustrated by Suzanne Kaufman and published by Bloomsbury. This book follows a day in the life of a group of children at a school where diversity is both welcomed and celebrated. Children from all races, religions, abilities... Continue Reading →

Picture Books for Passover

The Jewish festival of Passover falls in the spring and celebrates the Jewish people being freed from slavery in Egypt. The story of Passover tells us that when the Jews left Egypt they left in such a hurry they didn’t have time to let their bread rise. Instead, they ate unleavened bread called matzah. The... Continue Reading →

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