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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.
Reading Stories to tackle the Mental Health Crisis

Reading Stories to tackle the Mental Health Crisis

For World Mental Health Day, Lucy Christopher with her five favourite picture books exploring issues of mental health in young children and why we need more books like these
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'
My Wonderful Adventure Translating “Oscar Seeks A Friend”

My Wonderful Adventure Translating “Oscar Seeks A Friend”

Polish translator Antonia Lloyd-Jones on the joys and challenges of bringing Oscar Seeks a Friend to the English-speaking world.
KidLit Art Spotlight: Jennie Poh

KidLit Art Spotlight: Jennie Poh

Jennie Poh on her illustrations for The Pirate Tree and how she brought Sam and Agu to life.
Teaching children to practice mindfulness

Teaching children to practice mindfulness

How can we cultivate in our children the habit of mindfulness? Diwa Tharan Sanders, who teaches meditation and breathwork classes, shares some great and practical advice.
Friendships hold the world together

Friendships hold the world together

Brigita Orel, linguist and author of The Pirate Tree, on how learning other languages promotes empathy and friendship. Plus, a booklist about multicultural friendships!
On Languages, Lives, and Libraries

On Languages, Lives, and Libraries

Dr Sabine Little on the links between language and identity and the new multilingual children's section at Sheffield Libraries
Why are world books and books in translation so important for children?

Why are world books and books in translation so important for children?

Translator Claire Storey shares her top three reasons why 

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