Child Safety Week

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We’re supporting by sharing information about this year’s campaign by the Child Accident Prevention Trust the “UK’s leading charity committed to reducing the number of children and young people killed, disabled or seriously injured in preventable accidents.” To find out more about what you can do click here to download their action pack.

 

Book Review Letterpress Project: The Sungglewump ~ Maverick Children’s Book

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Sharing this great early review for The Snugglewump by Lou Treleaven and illustrated by Kate Chappell from The Letterpress Project! ‘I really liked this gentle little story that has a strong message about being confident about ones attributes, whatever these might be. I can imagine using it as a starting point for discussing…

via ‘Gentle little story that has a strong message’ Wonderful early review of The Snugglewump from The Letterpress Project — Maverick Childrens Books

Book Review: Grumpy Frog

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91iXArFtTgL-2Grumpy Frog Ed Vere Puffin Books Grumpy Frog wasn’t the only character to be leaping around when I opened his book parcel: I started leaping round the kitchen waving the book in delight especially as its arrival coincided with Earth Day and there on the first double spread is a more upbeat version of the […]

via Grumpy Frog — Red Reading Hub – Jillrbennett’s Reviews of Children’s Books

3rd June 2017 – Author Lou Treleaven to give workshop at Get Writing Conference in St. Albans

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Lou Treleaven, author of Daddy & I, The Snugglewump, The Snowflake Mistake, Letter to Pluto, and Professor McQuark and the Oojamaflip, will be giving a two hour workshop on writing children’s picture books at the Get Writing conference in St Albans on the 3rd of June. Tickets are available now! For more information about the…

via Author Lou Treleaven to give a workshop at the Get Writing conference in St Albans, 3rd June! — Maverick Childrens Books

National Children’s Day UK

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Get ready to play on National Children’s Day on 14th May 2017 for details about how to get involved browse over to the event website here.

“National Children’s Day UK is all about the importance of a healthy childhood and how we need to protect the rights and freedoms of children in order to ensure that they can grow into happy, healthy adults.”

Source: NCDUK

Book review: Lots – the diversity of Life on Earth

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Screen Shot 2017-04-18 at 18.56.57Lots Nicola Davies and Emily Sutton Walker Books Subtitled ‘The Diversity of Life on Earth’ the enchanting large-sized book looks at biodiversity and interdependence on our planet. The ‘LOTS’ herein encompasses over a hundred different animals as well as numerous plants and one enthusiastic little girl narrator. By giving voice to the child, Nicola Davies […]

via Lots: the Diversity of Life on Earth — Red Reading Hub – Jillrbennett’s Reviews of Children’s Books