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Power and Children’s Books: Teaching Myths, Fairy Tales, Folktale and Legends

Power and Children’s Books: Teaching Myths, Fairy Tales, Folktale and Legends

Prof. Karín Lesnik-Oberstein who teaches "Myth and Folktale and Children's Literature" at the University of Reading, talks about power, culture and diversity in these tales as old as time for National-Share-A-Story Month.

Kid Lit Talk: Ming & Wah and Carmen Vela on 'Escape: One Day We Had to Run'

Kid Lit Talk: Ming & Wah and Carmen Vela on 'Escape: One Day We Had to Run'

Authors Ming & Wah and illustrator Carmen Vela in conversation about their new book, Escape: One Day We Had to Run, an arresting collection of deep, accessible stories of people on the move.

 

What does Coyote want to look like?

What does Coyote want to look like?

Illustrator Piet Grobler on how he brought John Agard's story Coyote's Soundbite: A Poem for Our Planet to life. Read on to get a glimpse into what it takes to be an award-winning illustrator! Plus, enjoy a video with an electric reading from John and a wonderful illustration tutorial from Piet! 

Teach Rex: The power of storytelling can change 'our' world!

Teach Rex: The power of storytelling can change 'our' world!

On Sam Bryan and Joseph Parsonage's Teach Rex, whose unique and immersive in-school workshops bring the wonders of nature to life for children, inspiring them to be kind to nature and to each other. Plus, a list of kid's books for sustainable living!
Kid Lit Talk: Hannah Carmona and Anna Cunha on 'Anita and the Dragons'

Kid Lit Talk: Hannah Carmona and Anna Cunha on 'Anita and the Dragons'

Author Hannah Carmona and illustrator Anna Cunha in conversation about Anita and the Dragons, a poignant and heartwarming story about the love for one's homeland and the courage it takes to emigrate.
13 Inclusive Reads for International Women's Day by The Feminist Library

13 Inclusive Reads for International Women's Day by The Feminist Library

Sarah O'Mahoney of The Feminist Library and author of Making Pink Lemonade shares some of their favourite inclusive books to inspire and empower our little feminists.
Kid Lit Talk: Rosie J. Pova and Amariah Rauscher on 'Sunday Rain'

Kid Lit Talk: Rosie J. Pova and Amariah Rauscher on 'Sunday Rain'

Author Rosie J. Pova and illustrator Amariah Rauscher in conversation about their new book Sunday Rain, a celebration of books and reading and the power of the imagination.
10 Books Celebrating Every Kind of Family

10 Books Celebrating Every Kind of Family

Isabel Agbo (@books_that_inspire_young_minds) shares her favourite books celebrating all kinds of families.
10 Children's Books That Can Change The World

10 Children's Books That Can Change The World

How can we help our children be strong even in adversity? Rashmi Sirdeshpande, author of the immensely popular How to Change the World, shares a fab list of books that will uplift, inspire and empower even the littlest child to become a world-changer.

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