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Walker Books give away 10,000 copies of We’re Going on a Bear Hunt to celebrate 30th anniversary of the classic tale

8th April 2019

Author Michael Rosen takes children from Tower Hamlets on a ‘bear hunt’ through ZSL London Zoo to celebrate giveaway and anniversary     Photos © Alex Dimos 2019   Walker Books will celebrate the 30th anniversary of the perennial classic We’re...

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8 IN 10 UK PARENTS AGREE THAT IT IS THE LITTLE THINGS IN LIFE THAT HOLD THE KEY TO SMILING MORE EVERYDAY

26th March 2019

On International Day of Happiness, new research reveals that it is the little joys of life that hold the greatest potential to spark happiness day-to-day, according to the majority UK parents (87%). Even more so than the elaborate or momentous occasions in life, it is the small details of the everyday...

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Should we test 4-year-olds?

26th March 2019

This September, a new group of four-year-olds will start ‘big school’. Some are already bursting with excitement about this new adventure while others — children and parents alike — might be nervous about such a big change. The first few weeks in Reception class are focussed...

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Pros in prose: Premier League Writing Stars poetry competition winners announced

21st March 2019

More than 25,000 primary school children across England and Wales have penned a poem for the second annual Premier League Writing Stars poetry competition. Themed on diversity, the competition encouraged five to 11-year-olds to explore what makes us ‘Beautifully different, Wonderfully the Same’...

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OLLY MURS PUTS BUSY SCHEDULE ON PAWS FOR GUEST “SPOT” ON DISNEY CHANNEL’S NEW ANIMATION 101 DALMATIAN STREET

13th March 2019

Disney UK announced today that Olly Murs has signed up for a guest “spot” on Disney Channel’s brand new animation series, 101 Dalmatian Street, launching on Disney Channel on 18th March at 5pm (Mondays to Thursdays at 5pm). The first-ever acting role for Murs saw him in a central...

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The Summer Reading Challenge heads to space

11th March 2019

This summer, The Reading Agency and libraries will be taking children across England, Scotland and Wales on a journey into space. Inspired by the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, Space Chase will take young readers on an out-of-this-world adventure with our super space family, The Rockets. The Challenge...

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