Herstory: 50 women and girls who shook the world

Herstory - 50 women and girls who shook the world by Katherine Halligan and Sarah Walsh (Nosy Crow) is an absolute must have. This book is perfect. Beautiful illustrations, engaging text and a wonderful selection of women to inspire children. I particularly like the layout of the book. Split into five sections - Believe and... Continue Reading →

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Politics for Beginners – a book that will change the world

Parent & teacher friends... You need this book. Your kids NEED this book. Perfect for year 4 and above, it is going to help the next generation save the world. đŸ’Ș📚 Politics for Beginners by Alex Frith, Rosie Here, Louie Stowell and illustrated by Kellan Stover. Published by Usborne. 'An informative guide to political systems,... Continue Reading →

Girls can drive fire engines too!

Erm... you guys... have you seen this gender-stereotype defying gem? Here We Go! by Petite Boutique is a fab new lift-the-flap board book with a fun format. Each page has a giant tab in the shape of the wheel of the vehicle from the corresponding page, perfect for little fingers and hands. There's lots of... Continue Reading →

Saint Death by Marcus Sedgwick

Saint Death is a gloriously angry book. It rages against the corporate machine, against the relentless, intolerable struggle for equality and justice. It highlights the plight of migrants and refugees and it cries at a world that forces their hand. It is a brilliant, brilliant thing. 'Anapra is one of the poorest neighbourhoods in the... Continue Reading →

Women ROCK!

There's no denying that our young women have some stunningly good role models to look up to. There's a rich herstory of game-changing women across all fields of life. The key is re-writing the history books to bring these women to the surface and celebrate them as they deserve. And that's where books like these... Continue Reading →

We Come Apart

There are some authors whom you cherish. Their words bring you to life. Their books are stroked and collected in different editions. A new book's publishing date is scribbled on your calendar and you inhale it when it arrives. There are so many authors whose work sends me a bit giddy like that and Sarah Crossan... Continue Reading →

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