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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."
A special Earth Day message

A special Earth Day message

Happy 50th Earth Day! A special message from our founder & CEO Alice Curry sharing what Lantana is doing to champion our planet & embed sustainable practices in our publishing.
Finding Mindfulness in the Natural World, Poetry & Everyday Life

Finding Mindfulness in the Natural World, Poetry & Everyday Life

Jo Loring Fisher on cultivating a life of mindfulness by being present to nature and everyday life, and how this inspired her newest picture book poem Taking Time Plus, check out her list of mindfulness activities you can do with your kids!
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