Sunday the 11th November marks the centenary anniversary of the end of World War One and Armistice Day, when brave soldiers lay down their weapons and the nation looked to the future together. 100 years on we remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country and make sure they are never forgotten. In […]
This week is Dyslexia Awareness Week in Scotland and we’re delighted to welcome to the blog two Young Ambassadors for Dyslexia Scotland, who work to encourage and enable people with dyslexia to reach their potential. Welcome Yasmine and Eilidh!
October is Black History Month here in the UK and it is an opportunity to celebrate the incredible people whose lives have shaped the world we live in today. From scientists and artists, to politicians and pioneers, Black History Month offers us the chance to say thank you to the trailblazers and history makers. However, […]
This month boasts a variety of new titles – ranging from sci-fi to historical, from dogs to robberies these books are sure to please any young reader.
We are pleased to welcome Lucy Volpin to the Barrington Stoke blog. Lucy is a children’s author-illustrator who has overcome many challenges that being dyslexic can throw up – a true testament that these challenges are to be celebrated and not feared! We shared the stage with her this year at the Edinburgh International […]