Reflecting Realities in Children’s Books ~ 20 Picture Book Recommendations ~ #RepresentationMatters #ReflectingRealities @clpe1 @Booktrust

Representation in children’s books matters. A LOT. Seeing yourself reflected in books encourages a love of reading and learning to see the world from multiple viewpoints increases empathy. Today, I am discussing the highlights of the CLPE’s 2020 Reflecting Realities report as well as showcasing twenty picture books (fiction and non-fiction) that feature Black, Asian or Minority Ethnic main characters.

Superheroes Don’t Get Scared by Kate Thompson & Clare Elsom ~ #PictureBook #Review #AuthorInterview #Fear ~ @writes_kate @ClareElsom @TriggerPub

We all get scared. We’re only human. But what about superheroes? I’m delighted to be joined on the blog by debut author, Kate Thompson, who alongside the super-talented illustrator, Clare Elsom, has created a marvellous picture book, Superheroes Don’t Get Scared. Maisie Brown is feeling scared and wishes she was a superhero like Burpnado, Specstacular... Continue Reading →

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