In lockdown we have been designing our own hair styles, this story could help children decide on the hairstyles they like best: My Hair “My birthday's coming up so soon, I'll need new clothes to wear. But most of all, I need to know, how shall I style my hair?” A celebration and a book of big ideas like identity, image, and self. Big ideas: image, celebration, identity, choice Author: Hannah Lee with Allen Fatimaharan Published by Faber & Faber ISBN 9780571346875

Suitable for Primary students, ‘Thank you for the chocolate’ will take you on a journey to meet everybody involved in the chocolate supply chain

The Library has a large collection of e-books to borrow for free, for example …Malorie Blackman has a range of excellent books for all ages and they can be downloaded in audio or as an ebook.  Michael Morpurgo - A Medal for LeRoy inspired by the true story of Walter Tull, the first black officer in the British Army.  - find the Meet Libby panel and click Learn more … to get started

“My Hero is You” is a book written for children around the world affected by the COVID-19 pandemic

From the Book Trust

From the Global Learning Centre in London - Storytelling Sessions for Families! In the first story, we meet a frog named Tiddalik in a time before humans had come to be

Follow Tayna on her journey to the Dominican Republic to find out how cocoa is grown

This is the first part of My Next Fairtrade Adventure for 7 to 11 year olds. Tayna, a student from North London, travels to Kenya to find out how climate change is affecting tea farmers and how Fairtrade can tackle some of the effects.

If you have Michael Morpurgo’s books there are some activities on his website

Wendy Meddour ... Children’s writer, illustrator and academic ... teaches Creative Writing at Exeter University and one of her latest picture books, Lubna and Pebble (illustrated by Daniel Egneus), has just been selected by Time Magazine as one of the ‘Best 10 Books of the Year’.