Free Book Packs

Free Book Packs

The Reading Agency, funded by Arts Council England, has sent out 3,600 packs of children’s books to libraries across England. Two further sets of packs were sent out for young adults and adults. So that’s 10,800 books in total! The photo gives some idea of...
Life-changing Libraries

Life-changing Libraries

Children’s Laureate, Cressida Cowell, has launched her flagship Life-changing Libraries project to showcase the power of library spaces in primary schools. Over the next year, six very different primary schools across England – all of which have at least...
Patrick and Felix Go Travelling!

Patrick and Felix Go Travelling!

We know that Patrick, the pink penguin, is an experienced traveller. After all he swam all the way to the other side of the world. Not so Felix Twain who, because of his mental health issues, would probably hate travelling far from home. However both books have been...
Wacky Bee joins Bumblebee!

Wacky Bee joins Bumblebee!

We’re delighted that ‘A Postcard to Ollis’ was chosen by Bumblebee Books Online for their March Busy Bee pack for 9 – 12 year olds. Bumblebee Books is a subscription book club for children and ‘grown ups’. Every month they post you...
Festive Greetings!

Festive Greetings!

Please note that we are now closed until Monday 4th January. Although, given that we can’t actually go anywhere this year, we will still be being busy bees behind the scenes! Thank you to everyone who has supported Wacky Bee this year and may we take this...
Carnegie Nominations 2021

Carnegie Nominations 2021

We are delighted to announce that ‘A Postcard to Ollis’ by Ingunn Thon has been nominated for the CILIP Carnegie Medal 2021. The CILIP Carnegie Medal is awarded to a book written in English for children and young people that creates an outstanding reading...
A Book is a Film is a Game

A Book is a Film is a Game

We’re delighted to announce that Maja Lunde’s bestselling adult book, ‘The History of Bees’, is now being turned into a film. Maja is author of our latest Buzzy Reads title, ‘Nina’s Amazing Gift!’, and we loved hearing her and...
Little Journal Launch

Little Journal Launch

To celebrate the launch of Little Elephant’s Little Journal on 2nd November, Little Elephants have put together a free October download to keep you and your little ones entertained over half term. Have fun learning about elephants and conservation, with...
Competition Time with BookTrust

Competition Time with BookTrust

Win our four fabulous books for early readers by entering this competition, run in conjunction with BookTrust. The four books are all part of our Buzzy Reads series and include our newest releases ‘Samira’s Wish’ by Saviour Pirotta, illustrated by...
Free Little Autumn Journal

Free Little Autumn Journal

In the run up to publication of the Little Journal of Memories, Little Elephants’ author, Martin Thomas, has produced a FREE 20-page download, especially for families to share stories together and make positive memories. Track your levels of wellbeing across the...

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