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My Seven Favourite Lunar New Year Things

My Seven Favourite Lunar New Year Things

Ang paos? Dragon dances? Lucky food? Author Joyce Chng loves them all & shares what they symbolise for the Chinese diaspora in the Lunar New Year. Plus, watch the stunning trailer of her book Dragon Dancer (created by illustrator Jérémy Pailler) and start the Lunar New Year with a dose of good luck!

Oxford Drag: Creating safe spaces for LGBTQ+ Youth

Oxford Drag: Creating safe spaces for LGBTQ+ Youth

Ginger Tart, founder of the Oxfordshire Drag Collective, on giving the panto a modern twist with the inclusive Away with the Fairies and the power of drag to teach kids tolerance and creative self-expression.
9 diverse books for World Children’s Day

9 diverse books for World Children’s Day

Ciarra Chavarria shares her top diverse and inclusive reads for World Children's Day – celebrating children who take action! The perfect book list to show young people that they have a voice and that their stories matter.

13 spooky tales by Black writers: Halloween books for kids & teens

13 spooky tales by Black writers: Halloween books for kids & teens

Zahrah Nesbitt-Ahmed gives us the ultimate booklist for Halloween AND Black History Month. Here are her 13 picks to chill and thrill kids and teens - all by Black authors.
Whose worlds are we sharing with children?

Whose worlds are we sharing with children?

Mat Tobin with some top tips on building a diverse and multicultural bookshelf and on becoming a 'culturally responsive teacher'
On Languages, Lives, and Libraries

On Languages, Lives, and Libraries

Dr Sabine Little on the links between language and identity and the new multilingual children's section at Sheffield Libraries
Why are world books and books in translation so important for children?

Why are world books and books in translation so important for children?

Translator Claire Storey shares her top three reasons why 

Bursting the Bubble

Bursting the Bubble

Devjani Bodepudi writes a personal essay about growing up as the 'other' and why reading diverse books to children creates a culture of inclusion

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