Category Archives: Themed booklists

Children’s literature of War and Peace in the Twentieth Century

This is a longer post than usual, in celebration of a significant project on children’s literature, undertaken by School of Education [...]

Poetry and picture books celebrating fathers

With Fathers Day just around the corner, here are some picture books which celebrate dads: Daddy Long Legs – Nadine Brun-Cosme & A [...]

Useful booklists

We had some students in the Centre recently looking for picture books that they could use to enrich a music lesson. You can search our catal [...]

Science through story

Our latest booklist is a catalogue of good quality picture books that would enrich many a science topic.      Click here for the full lis [...]

Recommended books for challenging transphobia

Wednesday 17th May 2017 was International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia and I was fortunate enough to join the related se [...]

New EYS/KS1 inclusive picture book and an old favourite

        Some of our students have been looking at using children’s books during sessions on inclusion this week, and I have enj [...]

Brilliant books for Autism Awareness Week

March 27th to 2nd April 2017 is School’s Autism Awareness Week. The National Autistic Society has free teacher resource packs from Ear [...]

February is LGBT History Month

  What is LGBT History Month? LGBT History Month is an annual month-long observance of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender history and t [...]

Multimodal children’s books

We’ve had a lot of requests recently from students for recommendations of multimodal children’s books. There has been a bit o [...]

Be prepared for the new academic year

Catch up with what’s been happening in the world of children’s books over the summer with this handy list of recent award win [...]

May is National Share-a-Story Month

  May is National Share-a-Story Month (NSSM), an annual celebration of storytelling and story sharing. NSSM was founded by the Federati [...]

Books for Holocaust Memorial Day 2016

Today (January 27th) is Holocaust Memorial Day, the day when we remember all those affected by the Holocaust, Nazi Persecution and subseque [...]
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