Children's Books Archives -
We’ve always pride ourselves on creating an inclusive library for T, despite the fact that statistically you’re more likely to see an animal, a robot or “other” objects (27%) as the main characters than a person of colour or person with a visible disability. The same goes for children’s authors. According to the 2017 CCBC
Books, especially children’s books, are probably our most prized possessions in our house. Whilst they don’t cost as much as say a tablet or bicycle, the messages they often bring with them costs more than any weight of gold. For families like us, it’s so incredibly important that our son see’s himself in the media
Today is World Mental Health Day, a day I often like to reflect and think about how far I’ve come in regards to my own mental health. Since coming to terms with it, and understanding that just like any visible or physical injury; where you need to make adjustments due a sudden change, mental health
Before T was even born, Sharon and I were talking about our favourite books and what kind of books T would likely have on his shelves. Classics like; Guess How Much I Love You, Spot, and Goodnight Moon were all up there, but, very quickly, we realised that families like us were rarely represented in children’s books.
By the time you’re reading this, it’s likely to be Christmas Day (or later! Thanks for reading, anyway!) and our Book Advent will be over. Just like last year, we’ve had fun finding new books for T and hope to continue this for years to come. As he gets older though, story books may become
Just like the rest of the world, I cannot believe how fast December has gone. I thought having a lot of our Christmas shopping done early December would have meant December would have been a bit more chilled, but alas, the month clearly has other plans! This is probably the last time where we will