Inclusion in How to Catch a Dragon

Following on from my Inclusive Minds call to action, I want to share something with you all. I want to tell you that I love the Albie books by Caryl Hart and Ed Eaves! In fact my whole family loves the series - for differing reasons. My daughter, Mollie, loves the concept, the adventure, the... Continue Reading →

What Are You Playing At?

Sometimes a book comes along that makes me jump out of my seat and do a happy dance. It makes me thankful and thoughtful and incredibly grateful that there are people out there who care enough to produce books like it. Finding books like this makes the hours that I put into this blog entirely... Continue Reading →

‘This is Me!’ Book packs

After a few weeks away from the blog I am back and picking up right where I left off, with the ever-inspiring Inclusive Minds and Letterbox Library. But this time... Together! Exciting, hey? In my previous posts I have chatted with Beth from Inclusive Minds and Fen from Letterbox Library and celebrated the amazing work... Continue Reading →

Inclusive Minds

Beth Cox and Alexandra Strick work together under the name Inclusive Minds. Inclusive minds is a collective for all those with an interest in children's books and diversity, equality and accessibility in children's literature and are committed to changing the face of children's books. Despite only running for a few months it is already gathering... Continue Reading →

Change is coming

I cannot tell you how proud I am to report that I have had three (THREE!) authors/illustrators contact me in the last couple of weeks to say that they have included a female character or have changed a character's gender in their work in progress, in direct response to my posts about the lack of... Continue Reading →

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