Our Blog filter by Representation Matters

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.

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.
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.
Room for All: Sara O'Leary on

Room for All: Sara O'Leary on "A Family is a Family is a Family"

For the International Day of the Family, we invited Sara O'Leary to tell us about her book A Family is a Family is a Family (Groundwood) and why we need books that "make room for all."
Women of Colour in Fictional Culture

Women of Colour in Fictional Culture

For Women's History Month, Moni Serneabat Ungar (founder of the University of Glasgow's first-ever BAME Society) shares some amazing characters that made her & her friends proud to be women of colour.
Representation Matters: Lesléa Newman, children's book author

Representation Matters: Lesléa Newman, children's book author

For Valentine's Day and LGBT History Month, we interview author Lesléa Newman, whose groundbreaking book Heather Has Two Mommies celebrates all kinds of family love.
Back to Top
x

x