Female animal characters in picture books

It has been a couple of weeks since I posted about the lack of female animal main characters in children's picture books. Since then, I have been pondering the impact that gap might have on children. I'm beginning to think that portraying an overwhelming majority of animal main characters as male is more damaging than... Continue Reading →

Doodle Bites by Polly Dunbar

Tilly and Friends is a much loved CBeebies series teaching children about friendship and getting along with those around them. The series is based on Polly Dunbar's Tilly books, the first of which is Doodle Bites. Doodle wakes up feeling bitey. After biting her way through the house she spots something very good to bite... Continue Reading →

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