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Children’s Books That Humanise Asylum Seekers

Children’s Books That Humanise Asylum Seekers The New British Policy on ‘Relocating’ Asylum Seekers to Rwanda…. We are all now aware of the UK government’s plans to send some asylum seekers to Rwanda. The plans are intended to tackle the small boats carrying single men arriving across the channel. The asylum seekers will be ‘relocated’…Read story

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A photograph of what is inside April's Baby and Toddler Book Box: 4 books, activities, and treats.

April’s Baby and Toddler Book Box

April’s Baby and Toddler Book Box   It’s April! Finally, the sun seems to be peering out from the clouds with a little more consistency than before. As always, we have a wonderful selection of diverse and inclusive stories for April’s Baby and Toddler Book Box.   My Mum is a Lioness by Swapna Haddow…Read story

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a graphic reading, 'this is a season for healing and I'm here for it.'

When to Sit Down and Listen

When to Sit Down and Listen The media is an uproar over how to dissect the dominating event of the Oscars. Chris Rock made a joke – if we are to call it that – about Jada Pinkett Smith’s alopecia. In response, Will Smith got up on stage and slapped Chris Rock. He then swore…Read story

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Book Subscription pausing – STATEMENT

We are pausing the Little Box of Books book subscription service. Thank you It has been an absolute pleasure delivering inclusive books to thousands of families. We are really proud to have set up the first inclusive and representative children’s book subscription service in the UK. But with  recent world events and ongoing fulfilment issues,…Read story

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How Can You Help Primary School Libraries?

How Can You Help Primary School Libraries?   Primary school libraries are in jeopardy. It may surprise you to learn that there is no government requirement for schools to have a library. Currently, one in eight primary schools in England do not have a library. This number jumps to one in four in schools where…Read story

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Diverse Kids’ Books: Why We Do What We Do

Diverse Kids’ Books: Why We Do What We Do Recently, we came across a tweet that made us stop and think about why we do what we do. Why diverse kids’ books matter. Why they’re worth filling our bookshelves. And what diverse kids’ books mean to their readers. Adam Podowitz-Thomas, a proud Queer Dad, shared…Read story

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A photograph of what is inside April's 4-7 Book Box: 4 books, activities, and treats.

April’s 4-7 Book Box

April’s 4-7 Book Box   In April’s 4-7 Book Box, we are proud to include books that demonstrate just how varied family set-ups can be. As well as this, we have a book by Rose Robbins, author-illustrator who is populating shelves with picture books featuring neurodiverse characters. In our box this month, we have an…Read story

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Resources on Anti-Racism

Resources on Anti-Racism   After the murder of George Floyd, the world was taken in by a surge of anti-racism. People posted black squares on to Instagram, joined marches, and vocalised their fury. Nearly two years on from the death of George Floyd, it is as important as ever that we keep the conversation against…Read story

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A photograph of the items in March's 4-7 Book Box.

March’s 4-7 Book Box

March’s 4-7 Book Box March’s 4-7 book box includes an exciting combination of fabulous, brightly illustrated picture-books, Fabulous Frankie, and a fast-paced early chapter book, Sindu and Jeet’s Detective Agency. Even if one of these books doesn’t seem like your child’s normal cup-of-tea (or, more appropriately, water, milk or juice), it is important for them…Read story

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