The Gruffalo, Stick Man and the Smartest Giant in Town lend a paw, a stick and a hand to help with the coronavirus effort 06/04/2020
'The Gruffalo' creators Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler share twelve beautiful illus...
The Longest Strongest Thread 06/04/2020
Author and illustrator Inbal Leitner writes about how a sewing studio kept her connecte...
Fun at home with authors and illustrators
Authors, illustrators and organisations have loads of ways to keep your children entertained at home! We've pulled them into one handy list to help you out.
More HomeTime fun
Listen or read along with loads of stories, or play one of our interactive games.
Test your knowledge of children's books with our fun quizzes - from Harry Potter in translation to nursery rhymes.
Try your luck with BookTrust competitions and win some brilliant prizes.
Word searches, puzzles, colouring sheets and lots of creative inspiration. Print out our activity sheets to keep boredom at bay and have fun together.
Sing along to old favourites and discover new ones with our rhyme playlists and matching rhyme sheets.
Welcome to HomeTime in Northern Ireland. We’ll be featuring storytimes, drawalongs and more from some of our amazing local authors and illustrators, as well as sharing what our Northern Irish partners are doing to support families at home.
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