It’s December! In other words, all the Christmas adverts have been up for a while. Each year, the competition becomes fiercer for how imaginatively big brands can convince us to spend with them. Now for the Little Box of Books assessment of their faults and merits. Disney If you didn’t see the Christmas advert in…Read story
Remembering George Floyd: For Teachers and Educators Trigger Warning: Blog discusses racism, police brutality and themes that could be traumatic. In this blog, we will reflect on how the death of George Floyd has ignited the conversation about racism globally. Following that, we will list resources that will enable you to instill in children…Read story
Last night the Guardian reported on the horrendous rate of school exclusion for children of black, Asian and minority ethnic origins. In some parts of the country, Gypsy, Roma and traveller children are nine times more likely to be suspended than their white counterparts. Meanwhile, black Carribean and mixed race pupils are excluded at four times…Read story
We are in the news again! Catch up with our latest coverage here.
We’re talking about what everybody else is talking about this week. The racist treatment of Saka, Rashford and Sancho, the three black England players who took penalties in Sunday’s European final at Wembley. As this played out, we all probably witnessed the shock and outrage expressed in the news and on social media. I think…Read story
We raised more than £55,000 to get 10,000 inclusive and representative books into schools and nurseries, so we thought we’d give a little update to let you know how it’s all going and what we still have left to do.
We asked our subscribers to write letters and draw pictures for elderly care home residents.
The Education Select Committee this week said that white working-class boys are the most neglected section of society. And suggested the phrase ‘white privilege ’not be used in schools because it’s divisive. If you missed the story, you can catch up on it here. When we at Little Box of Books talk publicly about what…Read story
Our Thoughts on the Race Report The Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities have released their report on institutional racism. It claims that there is no evidence of institutional racism in the UK. Moreover, it encourages other countries addressing their own structural racism should look to the UK as an example. The Macpherson Report published…Read story
Helping families travel through stories.
Ideas for World Book Day costumes that are inclusive and representative.