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Listen to Their Voices: Nurturing Young Activists

Listen to Their Voices: Nurturing Young Activists

On Malala Day, author Karen Leggett Abouraya (Malala Yousafzai: Warrior with Words) writes about the amazing impact Malala's words and actions have had on the world and shares ways we can nurture the same spark for activism in our young people.

Saris and High Heels

Saris and High Heels

Khakan Qureshi, who was awarded the British Empire Medal for his work on LGBT+ equality and the founder of Finding A Voice, shares a personal & moving story from his childhood on how we can provide a supportive community for LGBTQI+ children growing up.
Children's Books Celebrating East and Southeast Asians

Children's Books Celebrating East and Southeast Asians

Award-winning author Candy Gourlay shares her favourite East and Southeast Asian #OwnVoices books, with a special focus on books where young Filipinos are the stars!

Where Are the Picture Book Biographies About Asian Women?

Where Are the Picture Book Biographies About Asian Women?

Ciarra Chavarria and Shuli de la Fuente-Lau on their hashtag challenge #MakeHerAPictureBook, where they strive to call attention to the amazing lives of women from Asian and other underrepresented backgrounds.
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.
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