Children's Books

Elena Favilli is writing Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls: 100 Immigrant Women Who Changed the World.

Bestselling book series to celebrate the immigrant women who changed the world

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Sarah Shaffi
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    Katherine Rundell on why Matilda would be battling to save the world from climate change

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    In praise of Matilda, Roald Dahl’s most inspiring heroine

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    Konnie Huq has a record-breaking career, but is still constantly asked about her husband

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The greatest ever Winnie the Pooh quotes for all moments in life

“Weeds are flowers, too, once you get to know them.”

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5 children's books to find sanctuary in when the going gets tough

Escape to the soothing realms of fiction

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Find inspiration in these classic childhood reads

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Now you can read classic novels on Instagram Stories

Tackle weighty tomes with the swipe of a thumb

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The new Little Miss is the playground feminist muse we've all been waiting for

Another small step forward for womankind

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It features one of our favourite children's book characters

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Why this school librarian rejected Melania Trump’s book donation

She offered a searing critique of the first lady’s "racist" choice of author

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The Moomins are coming back to TV and the cast is incredible

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Lost manuscript discovered in home of Where The Wild Things Are author

“What a miracle to find this buried treasure in the archives”

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As his creator Michael Bond dies, the best quotes from Paddington Bear

“I’ll never be like other people, but that’s alright, because I’m a bear”

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Mariah Carey’s most famous song is being turned into a film

And it all sounds *so* Mariah.

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An eight-year-old has written a bestseller about her annoying brother

"Well, he's a little downright annoying," said Nia Mya

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Hillary Clinton is releasing a children’s book

She’s also working on a collection of essays about the presidential election.

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New Ladybird books for grown-ups are all our work woes

Old pics, new problems

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These are the UK’s favourite pearls of Winnie-the-Pooh wisdom

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