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Thank you to our clients in the children’s book department who have been creating some wonderful free resources for anyone with children at home. We’re gathering them together here and will add to this post going forwards – so keep checking back in!

Guy Parker-Rees has begun #DrawWithGuy on YouTube and Instagram, starting with a cheeky chimp…

Check out Elizabeth Laird’s  website for excellent teaching notes on her brand new Hello Teachers! page…

Look out for the hashtag #ArtWithClara: Clara Vulliamy will be sharing art and drawing activities over Twitter and YouTube…

Helen Cooper has shared activity sheets for her timeless Pumpkin Soup trilogy on her website

Lydia Monks shows you how to draw your favourite What the Ladybird Heard characters on her YouTube channelSo far, Lydia’s ‘how to draw’ videos include mermaids, unicorns and, of course, ladybirds…

Anna Wilson’s  website is full to bursting with information about the natural world and she’s done some brilliant posts for those finding it difficult to get their usual cooking ingredients who want to get creative in the kitchen…

Check out Kate Read’s  website for storytime of counting book thriller One Fox as well as downloadable kid-friendly activities such as origami, colouring sheets and cut-out fox ears…

On Helen Stephens’ collaborative project (with Katie Chappell and Tania Willis) The Good Ship Illustration’s website, you can find The Sketchbookers Friend which includes a 15-min drawing session with Helen, Katie and Tania, as well as activity sheets and more…

Alan Durant reads his Greenaway-longlisted picture book Quill Soup on his YouTube channel for those in need of storytime…

Giraffes Can't Dance

Giraffes Can’t Dance (Orchard Books)

A House Without Walls (Macmillan)

Dotty Detective (HarperCollins)

Pumpkin Soup (Penguin Random House)

What the Ladybird Heard (Julia Donaldson, Macmillan)

2020 Nature Month by Month, A Children’s Almanac (Elly Jahnz, Nosy Crow)

One Fox (Two Hoots)

How to Hide a Lion (Alison Green Books)

Quill Soup (Dale Blankenaar, Tiny Owl)

Published: 25th March 2020