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Pictures and words can change the world: here's how to help save the whales

For author Nicola Davies, hearing and seeing whales has changed her life. Now these beautiful mammals appear to be in danger, and she wants us to use our creative powers for good.

7 things I learned reading a bedtime story every night of 2018

Last year, Kieron read to his three-year-old boy every single day as part of a New Year challenge. Now he doesn't think he's going to give up the resolution – and here's why.

Why you should try non-fiction audiobooks

Listening Books is a UK charity that gives audiobooks to adults and children who have difficulty reading. Here's why they think every child can benefit – and have fun – with non-fiction audio about the world, whatever their circumstance.

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