The Dressing-Up Dad

The importance of dressing up

Dressing up is a brilliant way to encourage empathy. Here, Maudie Smith – author of The Dressing-Up Dad – gives us some fun ideas and easy ways to dress up with our kids. When I visit primary schools I tell children that books are magic. They’re not just books – paper, board and ink – … Read more

Roald Dahl

World Book Day costume ideas

Did you know that 2017 marks 20 years since the first UK World Book Day? This year, on 2 March 2017, make this wonderful celebration of books and reading extra special with our World Book Day costume ideas. Not only do they feature some of our favourite children’s book characters, they all require absolutely no … Read more