Creative Fun with the Natural History Museum

There's something immensely satisfying about stickers. Peeling them off, lining them up, smoothing them down. They're just great fun. And they appeal to the stationery geek in me. Frances Lincoln Children's Books have served my sticker-fetish well through their collaboration with the Natural History Museum. They have created two new series of creative and educational books... Continue Reading →

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Build and discover with the Natural History Museum

Build A... Butterfly and Build A... T-rex are the first books in a new range from Frances Lincoln Children's Books and the Natural History Museum.  These beautiful and sturdy non-fiction activity books invite you to uncover the inner workings of the world's most beautiful insect and ferocious dinosaur. Each spread contains simple facts and step by step instructions... Continue Reading →

Grandad’s Secret Giant

Billy doesn't believe his Grandad when he tells him there's a secret giant living in their town and protecting the residents with secret good deeds. Billy doesn't believe in what he can't see. '"But Grandad," Billy said, 'if the giant is so helpful and good, why does he want to stay such a big secret?"... Continue Reading →

Little People, Big Dreams

Now more than ever we need to empower our girls and young women. We need to show them examples of women who have made a difference, who have stormed their way through glass ceilings. Because these women are so often erased from history, we need to work twice as hard to highlight their achievements. And... Continue Reading →

The Great Big Green Book

We have a responsibility to teach our children about conservation issues and to do so in a way that inspires them to make a difference. The Big Green Book is a hugely positive book that highlights where we have been going wrong but clearly points the next generation to a brighter greener future. This book... Continue Reading →

Diverse Voices with Seven Stories

Attention please... Something very exciting has just been announced in the world of children's books. This morning, Seven Stories, the National Centre for Children’s Books, announced it's new Diverse Voices season – 50 of the Best Children’s Books celebrating cultural diversity in the UK. This is a list of 50 books chosen by an independent... Continue Reading →

Welcome to the Family

Last night Mollie was reading an old finding out book about the body. She called me upstairs and asked "It says that when they grow up a man and a woman can live together and have a baby but it doesn't say that a woman and a woman can, or a man and a man... Continue Reading →

Zeraffa Giraffa

In Longleat safari park there is a tall wooden platform where you can stand eye to eye with giraffes and feed them lettuce leaves. It is an experience I will never forget. They are such graceful creatures with wise mournful eyes and incredible eyelashes. They look kind and curious and wise, and are full of... Continue Reading →

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