January 26, 2019

I remember reading The Diary of Anne Frank when I was 11 years old. I knew that she died but, until I read the book, I hadn’t understood the gravity and tragedy of her death. As I read about this young girl I recall hoping with all my might that there was a different e...

January 21, 2019

To celebrate Martin Luther King Day I have selected some beautiful children’s books that demonstrate love and empathy. Developing compassion and understanding of others feelings is so very important and should be fostered and nurtured at every possible opportunity, so...

October 13, 2017

I say 'current' favourites as I love so many picture books and carry a whole bundle of them to read to children at book fairs, but every few months I change the titles. These aren't necessarily newly published titles. Sometimes they are, but I love finding books that a...

January 27, 2017

At Little English Bookworm we are not just a seller of books but a passionate advocate of them as a force for social change. Placed in the hands of the generation to come, these are 3 books that we believe will make a positive difference to their lives and to the world...

October 17, 2016

We believe that books are an important tool to guide children through life’s journey. In our latest blog we recommend 3 books to help your little ones when they are grieving a significant loss.

Unfortunately, there is a high chance that at some point in their...

January 25, 2016

There’s nothing like a cosy reading spot to make you feel at home.

When my family and I arrive in a new country, we check three things off our list: nearest supermarket, the doctor and where we can find a good book. Books appear on our family’s primary hierarchy of need...

January 6, 2016

Three recent events led me to consider if I stereotype and genderise children, and in truth I found that I did, although unintentionally.  Upon realisation, I reprimanded myself and started to research through some adult books such as Everyday Sexism by Laura Bates (an...

May 31, 2015

If I write the word ‘encyclopedia’ what is your first thought?

Does the word evoke the image of a dust gathering leather bound collection of books that would make a good door stop?  So, let me let you into a secret. If you asked me this question a few months ago the ans...

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