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Telling Traditional Tales with Puffin Classics

If you’re searching for high-quality collections of stories from around the world, then there’s no need to scour the globe! Look no further than three new titles from Puffin Classics that bring together traditional tales from the Caribbean, India and Africa. Tales from the Caribbean is a collection of dazzling folk stories from the islands of the West Indies. Author Trish Cooke’s retellings are written in a clear, readable style, and the lush landscapes, delicious-sounding…

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Girl Power! 50(ish) Books to Empower Girls

Last weekend we saw millions of women (and men and children!) around the world take to the streets and march for gender equality. ¬†Mr Trump’s election was the catalyst for the Washington march, but the protests in the UK and elsewhere also served to highlight the¬†fundamental rights and freedoms of women, which continue to feel threatened in our 21st century society. Feeling inspired by friends and family attending marches around the world, I have put…

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A Year Full of Stories: Folk Tales for Young and Old.

This week we’ve been looking at Traditional Tales, and how some books are using re-tellings, alternative versions, and unique new formats to re-invent some much-loved stories for a new audience. A Year Full of Stories is a stunning book, jam-packed with traditional folk tales from all over the world, including The Magic Porridge Pot, The Hare and the Moon, and The World’s Shortest Ghost Story. The book is beautifully put together with gorgeous illustrations and…

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