Media and Stories

Since 2015, we’ve launched 7 Children’s Books in partnership with organisations such as NHS England and the British Army, appearing in The Guardian, BBC News and ITV News. Our journey has been amazing, and it’s only just beginning.

Click below and read about how we’re challenging gender biases in the next generation. If you want to interview us or get in contact about a PR Opportunity, head over to our contact us page.

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I’m proud to be a nurse – so why do people still think it’s not a job for a man?                    – Metro UK, July 2020


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“Book challenging gender roles in emergency services hailed as ‘incredible’ ”          – ITV News, March 2020

“My engineering career led me to write books encouraging children into STEM”                                    – Kerrine Bryan in Generation Tribe

“Book challenging gender roles in emergency services hailed as ‘incredible’”           – Express & Star News

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” NHS helps challenge gender stereotypes about men in nursing by supporting ‘My daddy is a nurse’ book launch ”           – England NHS

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“My Daddy is a Nurse: the children’s book challenging gender stereotypes”              – Nursing Standard

“What it’s really like to champion women in the STEM industries”                  – Harpers Bazaar

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“Kerrine Bryan named one of Guardian’s Top 50 Women in Engineering”        – The Guardian


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Women in power: why the energy industry needs more female engineers           – The Guardian

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How changing attitudes are closing the gender gap in engineering                           – The Guardian

Women in STEM: Bridging the gender gap World iPreview


British Army tackles gender misconceptions with new children’s book                         – British Army


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“Busting stereotypes, one book at a time”

– The Financial Times

“BBC World News Women in Science”


“My Mummy is a Soldier Book Launch with the British Army”

“It’s A Mum’s Life: Highlighting The Role Of Women In The Army To Children”

– Forces Net

BBC World Service – Jason Bryan of Butterfly Books

Fabulous & Fearless Women: Kerrine Bryan, Butterfly Books

– Audenza, April 2019

How schools can improve BAME representation in STEM careers

– Teach Secondary

“If we’re going to get more women into STEM, we need to get more girls reading about science”

 – Metro UK


– Be Your Own

“I was tired of gender stereotypes in STEM careers so I set up a publishing company to change the next generation’s perceptions” – Kerrine Bryan in Womanthology

Interview with Kerrine Bryan, chartered electrical engineer and founder of Butterfly Books

How to start a business when you’re already employed

– Kerrine Bryan responds to Natwest

STEM professionals react to huge gender imbalance shown in today’s A level results

– Employer News interviews Kerrine Bryan

Conquering the Gender Bias Trap

– Tutorful

Children’s book tackles gender diversity

– Education Technology

Be your own Boss: How to Start your own Business

– Kerrine Bryan in E and T Magazine

Kerrine Bryan, ButterflyBooks, UK. Breaking Gender Stereotypes and Unconscious Biases

Kerrine Bryan: Students Should Know How The Things They Learn At School Relate To Real Life

– Kerrine Bryan in Hundred