Case Study – Stella Owen

Stella Owen is a farmer, based in the stunning foothills of the Brecon Beacons. She lives with her husband and two children. Farming has always been a huge part of her heritage, having been brought up on a farm as a child. Stella has played a leading role in the success of the Cows on […]

What can ALL kids learn this Black History Month?

For us, Black history month is a time to celebrate achievements, not only of black people past and present, but of every notable person in history who has made an impact in promoting diversity and equality in both industries and society. Yet a common misconception about Black History Month is that it should only be […]

Black, British and Proud

We’re celebrating this Black History Month with a selection of Black, British and Proud portraits and rhymes by our team. Esther Bruce Born on 29 November 1912 in Fulham, West London. Esther and her father were among the few black members of their community. Her father taught her to be proud of who she is. […]

Matchy-matchy Engineering Books

Engineering Books for Kids… Each month we aim to bring you a review of a matchy-matchy set of children’s books and we’re kicking things off with an engineering theme! We hope you likey-likey! For a chance to win a copy of all the books, simply follow us on social media and subscribe to our newsletter. We will pick […]

An Interview with Millie Bloom

From what age did you start playing football?  I started playing football when I was 4 years old when I joined my local club Chesham United mini-league after just moving to Amersham. Who encouraged you?  Right from the start it was my Dad and then lots of people since. What is it about football that […]

Ciara Watling Interview

“Not many girls played football when I was younger and I started to realise I had a talent for football when everyone kept commenting that I was better at it than a lot of the boys.”

Book Expo America 2018 – by Kerrine Bryan

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Book Expo America 2018 – by Kerrine Bryan   The 30th May to 1st June 2018 was Book Expo America, which was held in New York this year.  I attended the 3-day event which included booths, panel discussions, presentations and book signings from all the big players as well as newcomers in the publishing industry. Here are some […]

Inspiring Books for 3 to 7 Year Olds

Inspiring Books for 3 to 7 Year Olds 4th September 2020 Every year our kids head back to school, feeling fresh and energized for their new year.  But this year is somewhat different. It’s been a tough few months for most of us and as parents we are probably feeling a little anxious and exhausted, […]