Event: Sarah Jennings & Wishker at Storytime Sunday, The Bright Emporium, London, 16th July, 10:30 – 12.00

Wishker‘s brilliant illustrator Sarah Jennings will be participating in Storytime Sunday with readings from the book and fun arts and crafts for children and their families at The Bright Emporium on Sunday the 16th of July at 10:30 until noon. Don’t miss it! The cost is £10 per ticket including a copy of the book.…

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Book Reviews: The Big Bad Mood / Everyone …

 

The Big Bad Mood Tom Jamieson and Olga Demidova Bloomsbury Children’s Books Beware the Big Bad Mood; he’s always lurking somewhere around on the off-chance that you’ll be having one of those days when everything in the world seems to be conspiring to ruffle your feathers and make you feel thoroughly bad tempered. It’s such […]

via The Big Bad Mood / Everyone … — Red Reading Hub – Jillrbennett’s Reviews of Children’s Books

E17 Art Trail Activity Afternoon – Wood Street First

Save the Date Sunday 18th June 2017 at St Gabriel’s Family Centre (main hall) from 12pm – 4pm in Havant Road, E17 3JF. A one-off E17 Art Trail drop-in, creative workshop, for parents and children to create a simple card or piece of fabric that lights up. Organised by Wood Street First, with artist in […]

via E17 Art Trail Activity Afternoon — Wood Street First

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

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

Book review: Lots – the diversity of Life on Earth

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

Book Review: How do you do, Mr. Gnu?/ What’s More Scary?

Gnu-COVER-RGB-LR-JPEG1-2How do you do, Mr Gnu? Billy Coughlan and Maddie Frost Maverick Arts Publishing Gnu has received a royal invitation, to take tea with Her Majesty the Queen no less. First though he needs to polish up his etiquette and for this he has plenty of role models: the dogs with their polite begging “Woof” […]

via How do you do, Mr Gnu? / What’s More Scary? — Red Reading Hub – Jillrbennett’s Reviews of Children’s Books

Book Review: Sleep Well Siba & Saba

Lantana Publishing are an independent publishing company who specialise in producing great quality diverse children’s books. Their wonderful tagline being “Because all children deserve to see themselves in the books they read.” sums up what they do incredibly well. I am a big fan of their books, and have others to feature soon on Book…

via Sleep Well Siba & Saba — Book Monsters

WORLD AUTISM AWARENESS WEEK 2017

Sharing information about World Autism Awareness Week 2017 which gets underway next week. Resources to get schools, employers and the local community involved can be found here – World Autism Awareness Week 27th March – 2nd April 2017.