Books to read with the kids, from Quarto Knows publishing – by Jonathan Brown

Here at MFF, books are a major part of our parenting experience. We love reading with our children, it’s a great way to bond and also really important for their development. Our writer, Jonathan Brown, reviews a selection of books from publisher Quarto Knows. ‘Juniter Read More …

How to find diverse books for your family – by Patrick Adom

How to find diverse books for your family Diversity in children’s literature A recent study that shows there is a serious lack of diverse books, just 1% of children’s books in Britain star a Black, Asian or Minority Ethnic (BAME) character, and only 4% feature Read More …

Philip Robinson’s ‘Nia and the Kingdom of Celebration’ – book review by Saffa Kallon

My first impression of the book Nia and the Kingdom of Celebration, just looking at the cover, was that it was a brightly coloured book that looked very well illustrated centred around children and the lead character would be a young girl of what seemed Read More …

Tolulope Ogunmefun helps us to talk about jealousy in his new children’s book – ‘The Frog and his Dancing Shoes’ – Review by Philip Robinson

The Frog and his Dancing Shoes is Tolulope Ogunmefun’s first children’s book. According to an article from New Beacon Bookstore in London, where Tolu recently had the book launched, he had this to say about the book’s inspiration: “After what many parents told him about Read More …

A Few Simple Christmas Ideas For Inquisitive Kids – By Alec Grant

A Few Simple Christmas Ideas For Inquisitive Kids My eldest son will be 8 in December. Even before he started school he was very keen on reading, writing and maths. Don’t get me wrong, I’m not saying he’s a child prodigy and will be sitting Read More …

MFF recommends: Daddy do my hair? Hope’s Braids (a book for tackling bullying)

Hope’s Braids is the second installment from ‘Daddy Do my Hair?’, the brand of daddy and daughter focused books bought to us by author Tola Okogwu and illustrator Rahima Begum. We loved the first Daddy Do My Hair book, Beth’s Twists, which was an introduction Read More …

MFF recommends: Daddy Do My Hair? A Book For Daddy-Daughter Bonding

I read to my daughter Eleni every night, she only just turned one but she loves books already. She has a range of books and most of them seem to be based around animals. Before I became a father I never knew how much animals Read More …