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Hearing Voices from Every Corner of the World

Hearing Voices from Every Corner of the World

Nansubuga Nagadya Isdahl shares the personal history behind her award-winning books, Sleep Well, Siba and Saba and Sing to the Moonand why reading and writing about everyday Black experiences matters.

Kid Lit Art Spotlight: Anna Cunha

Kid Lit Art Spotlight: Anna Cunha

Anna Cunha on her illustrations for A Story About Afiya and how she brought James Berry's poem to joyful and magical life. Plus, learn how to draw Afiya and her dress!
Books and stories teach us to be shapeshifters

Books and stories teach us to be shapeshifters

Cornelia Funke, award-winning fantasy author of the international bestselling Inkheart and MirrorWorld series, on the magic of reading books in translation.
The Magic of Idioms

The Magic of Idioms

Susan Schubert on her book I'll Believe You When...Unbelievable idioms from around the world and the ways idioms spark the imagination, give us a good laugh, and powerfully bring us together in any language.
Inclusive bookshelves for all children with Worldreader

Inclusive bookshelves for all children with Worldreader

Our intern Abi Harindra shares more about our partnership with Worldreader, a global non-profit providing millions of children in under-served communities with access to eBooks and transforming their lives through the power of reading.
6 Highlights for our 6th Birthday!

6 Highlights for our 6th Birthday!

It’s Lantana’s 6th Birthday! Our Summer intern Vanessa Browne takes us back in time, recounting our 6 biggest highlights in the past year.

Helping hundreds of children read for good

Helping hundreds of children read for good

Our Summer intern Vanessa Browne shares more on Lantana’s incredible milestone of 500 book donations to Read for Good and her experiences with the team this month, as well as her take on the importance of storytelling for children in difficult circumstances.
Weaving Dance and Literacy to Celebrate Diversity and Teach Anti-Racism

Weaving Dance and Literacy to Celebrate Diversity and Teach Anti-Racism

Meghan McGrath, Executive Director of Jean Appolon Expressions, on Mira's Curly Hair as a springboard for celebrating diverse cultures through movement & stories, ultimately empowering & connecting children in these challenging times.

Stories as Sanctuary

Stories as Sanctuary

For Refugee Week, Amanda Addison shares how Norwich City of Sanctuary, her hometown, inspired her to write Boundless Skya story she hopes moves readers to create a culture of welcome wherever they are in the world.
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