Book Review – New books for 2022

Breaking News: How to Tell What’s Real From What’s RubbishNick Sheridan £9.99A funny, practical and ever-so timely guide to the NEWS for 8-12-year-olds. Find out how to understand and navigate 24/7 news, how to spot the facts from the fake . . . and what to do if the news

Merseyside social enterprise shares big plans for the year ahead

At a time when many families are feeling the squeeze as the cost of living rises sharply, the founders of Merseyside social enterprise, Split Perspectivz, are on a mission to make a difference to the lives of local children.  Having delivered 16,000 free boxes filled with books, stationery and papercrafts to

For the Love of Libraries

“The more that you read, the more you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you will go.” So said Dr. Seuss. A recent study by the National Literacy Trust (NLT), however, suggests that children are in danger of missing out on the magic of reading due to

The Power of Storytelling

With the arts being squeezed in mainstream education and the pandemic impacting live theatre, Hannah Fowler explores the art of storytelling in schools and whether using stories can create a happily ever after for students’ learning. The power of stories has been recognised for centuries. Dating back thousands of years, every