Children’s Books about Refugees

Refugee Week happens every year around World Refugee Day on the 20th of June. Starting in 1998 in response to negative attitudes towards refugees in the media, Refugee Week aims to educate, build better understanding within communities and celebrate the lives and achievements of refugees through arts, cultural and educational events. My Name is not... Continue Reading →

Picture Books for Halloween

Halloween is just around the corner and to help us get into the spirit we have been reading our favourite spooky picture books and put them together for you in this special Halloween post. Room on the Broom by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, published by Macmillan Children's Books First up is one of the most read books in our... Continue Reading →

Picture Books for Halloween

Halloween is the perfect time to indulge in some spooky picture books to get us in the mood for trick or treating. Here's a few of our favourites. Funnybones by Janet and Allan Ahlberg published by Puffin Books. A true classic that has stood the test of time with its iconic first and last lines, Funnybones is the story... Continue Reading →

The Journey by Francesca Sanna

The Journey by Francesca Sanna, published by Flying Eye Books is a perfect example of how powerful picture books can be. The story follows an ordinary family who enjoyed normal things like days out at the seaside until their lives were torn apart by war. Their father is killed so their mother, frightened and worried for her family's safety,... Continue Reading →

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