Diversity (or not) in Children’s Books

The Centre for Literacy in Primary Education has put out some shocking statistics regarding children’s books featuring children of colour (read the report here). Looking at books published in 2017 the charity said that too few of these featured BAME main characters (just 1% in the UK!), and that there was not enough diversity in… Read More Diversity (or not) in Children’s Books

Norfolk Children’s Book Festival, 2018!

Now in it’s seventh year, the Norfolk Children’s Book Festival is an annual event we always look forward to. Taking place in the beautiful surroundings of Norwich Cathedral, the one-day event is hosted by Norwich School and is a wonderful opportunity for young people to meet and hear from authors, promoting the importance of literacy… Read More Norfolk Children’s Book Festival, 2018!