Addressing Bias In Careers During Pride Month

Kid lying down with rainbow books around head

Pride’s messages of inclusivity and embracing identities that have long been a cause of shame and persecution for many LGBTQI+ people ring loud and clear during Pride month. But, of course, the fight for equality and acceptance extends way beyond a single awareness occasion. Pride tells the plight of a multi-faceted group of people striving […]

Inspiring children to take action against climate change

What kind of world will our children inherit? If projections are correct, they can expect a markedly warmer planet with frequent extreme weather conditions and a more acidic ocean. The implications of climate change on quality of life are expected to be profound. Species extinction, crop failure, famine – never has a more frightening picture […]

How libraries can be literal life-savers

As more libraries in the country are threatened with closure, Library Lovers month is an important time to celebrate and reflect on the role that these special places play in communities and people’s lives, and why more must be done to protect them. Can a library really transform lives? There have been a number of […]

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 […]

Book Expo America 2018 – by Kerrine Bryan

American Book expo 2018 Butterfly Books

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 […]