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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A graphic featuring books to Books That Humanise Asylum Seekers.

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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Howver we celebrate or mark mother's day, today gives us an opportunity to look at the diversity that motherhood brings.

Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day To those who celebrate, Happy Mother’s Day. We know and acknowledge the hurt and heartbreak some of these calendar days can bring so we wanted to talk about it in the most inclusive way we could. We are marking Mother’s Day, by pointing you to books featuring mothers – but mothers in all…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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A photograph of the contents of March's 8-11 Book Box.

March’s 8-11 Book Box

March’s 8-11 Book Box What is in March’s 8-11 Book Box? March has been a busy month. On World Book Day, we launched our programme with Chelsea Foundation. For International Women’s Day, we celebrated diverse female characters in children’s books. Check out our reviews of the books included in March’s 8-11 Book Box. Sleepover Take-over…Read story

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