New Sales Team for Wacky Bee

New Sales Team for Wacky Bee

We are delighted to announce that, as of the beginning of this month, Wacky Bee will be represented for sales by MMS. Queen Bee, Louise Jordan, attended her first MMS sales conference yesterday in Reading and met the MMS team and sales force. Pictured here at the...
Felix Twain Crosses the Pond!

Felix Twain Crosses the Pond!

To celebrate the publication of Double Felix in the US by Kane Miller Books, author Sally Harris has made a little promo video. We’re very excited about Felix starting his world travels and are keeping our fingers crossed that he visits many more countries in...
Summer Reading Bingo

Summer Reading Bingo

Wacky Bee is taking part in Toppsta’s fabulous Summer Reading Bingo with two titles – ‘Pink!’ by Lynne Rickards, illustrated by Margaret Chamberlain and ‘Alfred and the Blue Whale’ by Mina Lystad, illustrated by Ashild Irgens. This...
Best New Kids Books

Best New Kids Books

The Guardian supplement ‘Best New Kids Books Summer 2019’ is out today and includes dozens of beautiful, captivating and diverse children’s books. We are delighted to announce that our own new Sprint titles, ‘Alfred and the Blue Whale’...
Wacky Bee Author Wins Caterpillar Poetry Prize

Wacky Bee Author Wins Caterpillar Poetry Prize

We’re delighted to announce that Wacky Bee author, Andrew Weale, has won the prestigious 2019 Caterpillar Poetry Prize with his poem ‘Wonder-pudderful’. We will be publishing Andrew’s picture book ‘Newt in a Suit’ in February 2020....
Mental Health Awareness Week

Mental Health Awareness Week

It’s Mental Health Awareness Week and Peters Books’ librarians have created a list of books to get children talking about mental health. One of those books is our ‘Alfred and the Blue Whale’ by Mina Lystad, illustrated by Ashild Irgens, which...
Dads are Great!

Dads are Great!

Little Elephant has been busy and May’s Little Blog is ready to view. As we approach Father’s Day here in the UK, we are thinking about the important role that father figures can play in our lives and the lives of the children around us. We know...
The Reading Realm

The Reading Realm

Wacky Bee is proud to be part of newly-launched app, The Reading Realm, which features the Dougal Daley books by Jackie Marchant. The Reading Realm is the brainchild of teacher, Ian Eagleton, who designed the app with the aim that it would offer children a chance to...
Books we Love in May

Books we Love in May

We’re delighted that Veronica Twitch, the Fabulous Witch in ‘Double-Bubble Girl Band Trouble!’ by Erica-Jane Waters, is a BookTrust choice for May. “A light-hearted adventure for newly independent and middle-grade readers, packed with spells,...
The Reading Corner

The Reading Corner

Wacky Bee is proud to have joined forces with Netherlands-based company, The Reading Corner. The Reading Corner is an online subscription service offering simple videos of books being read aloud, accompanied by music and illustrations. The service is targeted at 0 –...

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