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Carlota Guerrero’s New Book Celebrates the Female Form in All Its Unfiltered Glory

Carlota Guerrero’s enchanting approach to photography is now beautifully commemorated in her new coffee-table book, Tengo un Dragón Dentro del Corazón: The Photographs of Carlota Guerrero. The Barcelona-based photographer, who has created now-iconic imagery for musicians such as Solange and Rosalía, and collaborated with fashion brands like Paloma Wool and Desigual, used the pandemic as […]

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Idris Elba is writing a book collection inspired by his daughter

Idris Elba is about to step inside the world of children’s books, and we’re very much here for it. Idris Elba is best known for his serious and dark roles, including Stringer Bell in HBO’s The Wire and DCI John Luther in the BBC’s Luther. But the award-winning actor, who many are tipping as the next James […]

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How to celebrate World Book Day at home in lockdown

World Book Day 2021 will fall just before schools reopen on Thursday, March 4. While kids would normally be celebrating at school, showing off their fun literary-themed costumes to their friends, this year it falls entirely to parents to find lockdown-appropriate ways to mark the day. Looking for inspiration? We’ve got some ideas right here… […]

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Book reveals how half a billion people live close to volcanoes

She’s gonna BLOW! Terrifying book reveals how half a billion people live close to the planet’s 1,500 active volcanoes that are like unruly toddlers Dangerous Earth looks at how the planet can be wonderful and also very violent Marine scientist and science communicator Ellen Prager explores disasters  Prager writes about hurricanes and earthquakes and tsunamis […]

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Book Week: how the heck did it become a parade?

Book Week has been a part of the Australian calendar for decades and is a wonderful way to celebrate reading (which you would expect me to say, being a children's book writer). In the lead-up to the Children's Book Council of Australia announcing their awards, many schools spend the preceding weeks reading the shortlisted books […]