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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.
It's time for Tàta Storytime: Okezie Morro, actor & storyteller

It's time for Tàta Storytime: Okezie Morro, actor & storyteller

Shining a spotlight on Okezie Morro, actor and creator of Tàta Storytime, the brilliant & much-needed story channel on YouTube featuring stories written by authors and read by actors from African, Carribean, and African American heritage.
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!

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'
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