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Stand Up for Human Rights! 10 Inclusive Reads

Stand Up for Human Rights! 10 Inclusive Reads

Corrie Locke-Hardy (@thetinyactivists) shares her top inclusive reads with the occasion of Human Rights Day, to celebrate those who fight for equality in our beautiful and diverse world! Perfect for inspiring children to stand up to social injustice and advocate for others. 

6 Gifts for a Fun-Filled and Ethical Christmas

6 Gifts for a Fun-Filled and Ethical Christmas

At Lantana, we care deeply about our planet and are constantly looking for ways to reduce our environmental impact. We know this matters to our readers, too. That's why we asked Hannah Allen from Babipur to share some beautiful and ethical Christmas gift ideas that we're sure every child will love!
Reading: Making it work for your child and for all children

Reading: Making it work for your child and for all children

Alex Charalambous, Head of Educational Development at The Children's Literacy Charity, on why we need to champion reading inclusive books for pleasure. Plus, her top tips for making reading together fun!

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.
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.
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.
7 Diverse & Inclusive Books to Teach Empathy & Kindness

7 Diverse & Inclusive Books to Teach Empathy & Kindness

Fen Coles, a co-director at Letterbox Library, a children's bookseller specialising in inclusion, diversity and equality, shares her favourite children's books for teaching empathy and kindness.
Standing in Solidarity

Standing in Solidarity

#BlackLivesMatter Lantana stands in solidarity with Black communities and all who are working to protect Black lives. Alexander Fernandez recently wrote about I Am Brown, and we were moved by how it captures our thoughts and hopes, and demonstrates why we think inclusive children’s books are more important now than ever. With his permission, we are sharing his moving and insightful review in full.
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