Last minute world book day costumes

by Philip Robinson, Feb 2020 I received a very pleasant surprise last year. Someone, who I had not met before, contacted me on Twitter. She shared a picture of their daughter’s World Book Day outfit and wrote: “My daughter’s costume is all ready for #WorldBookDay Read More …

Family Christmas Dos and Don’ts #3 Making time for School Nativities and Performances

Family Christmas Dos and Don’ts #3 Making time for School Nativities and Performances Whether your child is Mary, Joseph, an Angel, an Elf or Sheep number 3, watching them on stage is a beautiful moment. This is a great time to encourage confidence and rewarding 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 …