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Books that Teach – must-haves for every primary classroom

Banner image for Books that Teach featuring illustrations from Covers of My Book and featuring it's cover image and the cover of My name is not Refugee

Today we’re talking books that teach so this one is for all the teachers and educators out there!

As you know, our books are ideal for reluctant readers and never shy away from difficult topics, making them a  classroom essential for any age group. In particular let us draw your attention to the wonderful The Covers of my Book are Too Far Apart by Vivian French and My Name is Not Refugee by Kate Milner. These acclaimed picture books are perfect for all ages, sparking debate and encouraging empathy – they’re bound to get the whole classroom involved.

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Reading Your Way Through LGBTQ+ Month

A bright yellow banner than reads Reading your way through LGBTQ+ Month with Barrington Stoke

February is LGBTQ+ Month here in the UK. It’s a month dedicated to celebrating LGBTQ+ people and culture, and for us that leads straight to the excellent and ever-growing list of LGBTQ+ led books.

To contribute to the brilliant book compilations popping-up all over the internet this month, we thought we would add our name to the roster and spotlight some of our favourite reads featuring LGBTQ+ characters or narratives.

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