INSIDE EDITION


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Big book lessons

Why big books? There is something amazing about big book versions of good children’s books. The large print and bright and colourful illustrations appeal are a sure hook into their content and draw readers into a story and are easy for...

Cross-curriculum

We Are Refugees

At a time when desperate people fleeing the Taliban in Afghanistan is still headline news, it is pertinent to look at the issue of young refugees coming to England and how they are accepted at school writes Nina Simon from Redbridge SLS....

PHSE

Challenging Gender Norms

With diversity the new laser focus in schools up and down the country, it’s not a surprise that people are starting to question the unconscious gender bias that can be found in texts....

PHSE

Click Safe

How picture books help children learn about E-safety by Head of Tower Hamlets Library Service, Gillian Harris, MBE....

PHSE

Alternative Fairy Tales

Alternative versions of fairy tales can help children understand how the stories came to be told, how they are passed down through generations and how they change over time....

Reading
Imogen Russell Williams

Webinar: Imogen Russell Williams

Children's book critic for The Times Literary Supplement, The Guardian and The Metro, Imogen Williams Russell, will share her insights on what welcomes young readers into factual books, and what pushes them away....

Webinar

Click With Care

This fantastic pack features all the resources which you could need to raise the awareness among KS2 pupils about online risks, safety and behaviour. It will provide interesting topics for discussions about being online and e-safety....

STEM

Are Babies Too Little for Books?

It is never too early to give a child a book. They don’t even need to be able to sit up. Prop them on your knee and as soon as their eyes begin to focus, babies will look at a picture with interest. Helen Oxenbury’s board books, All...

Reading

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....

PHSE

An interview with Chitra Soundar

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....

Interview