Sita’s Patchwork Storytelling

We recently attended an inspirational CPD session organised by the Time and Tide Museum in Great Yarmouth (and we blogged about it here!). Author Sita Brahmachari demonstrated an amazing textile artefact which she uses to engage and intrigue children (and the grown-ups!) before they encounter her lovely prize-winning novel ‘Artichoke Hearts’. We liked her idea… Read More Sita’s Patchwork Storytelling

A special book for St Valentine’s Day

We Are Together by Britta Teckentrup This is a sweet picture book celebrating the joys and strengths of friendship and teamwork wherever and whoever you are, whether with just one person or many. Holes in the pages gradually reveal more and more small children of every shade and one or two with disabilities. Teckentrup uses… Read More A special book for St Valentine’s Day

Digifest: to Public Libraries and Beyond!

Digifest has arrived at Norfolk Libraries and we’re all very excited! Codable caterpillars, robot unicorns, stop motion animation and digital music – just some of the exciting events coming to Norfolk Libraries through February 2019 as part of DigiFest: A celebration of digital making. With events for children and young people aged 4-16 there is… Read More Digifest: to Public Libraries and Beyond!

Making Waves: Sea Stories We Love!

We recently went to a teachers’ CPD session in Great Yarmouth, hosted by Enjoy, the Great Yarmouth cultural education partnership, at the fabulous Time and Tide Museum as a session in their project Making Waves Together, part of the Great Place Scheme (funded by the Arts Council, National Lottery Heritage fund & Historic England). We… Read More Making Waves: Sea Stories We Love!

It’s Christmas Eve (& Week 4 of our Advent)!

Well, it’s 24 hours until “the big day” and below is our final installment in this year’s Book Advent. Over the last four weeks, our team have each shared four books they’d like to receive this Christmas from picture books to teen reads, a wide-range of titles we think are worthy of your attention. If… Read More It’s Christmas Eve (& Week 4 of our Advent)!