A **cartoon earth** passionately holds a sign that boldly states "**No more plastic**," spreading an urgent message about the detrimental effects of this harmful material. This captivating image not only raises awareness but

Not So Fantastic Plastic


This article by Nina Simon explores pointers about what your class can do together to reduce plastic waste and protect our planet.

Saying Goodbye


With carefully chosen literature about loss and grief, in particular the much-loved picture book Badger’s parting gift, you can start a discussion that explores the cycle of life and enables you to craft lasting memories with children.

An author's perspective on the importance of diversity in children's books.

Webinar: Ken Wilson-Max

SLS UKWebinar

Award winning children’s books author & illustrator, Ken Wilson-Max, will be joining this webinar to share his perspective on diversity in children’s books.

A group of women in hats standing in front of a brick wall, showcasing a snapshot from history.

Lighting the Way: The Match Girls Strike of 1888

SLS UKHistory

This is a local history study which looks at the tough lives and dangerous work of the Match Girls of Bow and how they changed working conditions for themselves and for unskilled workers everywhere writes Gillian Harris from SLS Tower Hamlets

A pattern with a lion, a giraffe and a tiger designed by Chitra Soundar.

An interview with Chitra Soundar

SLS UKInterview

Chitra Soundar is the author of more than 40 books for children who identifies as a “dreamer, bookworm, writer, author, storyteller” and has a real passion for picture books with stories you want to read aloud.