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How the safe space of books can help children understand big world issues

Author Ele Fountain explains why she writes about hard-hitting subjects, from refugees to climate change, to empower young readers – and why it's important to give hope and adventure, too.

Rose Robbins: Why Striving to be Normal is a Waste of Time

LOUD! author-illustrator Rose Robbins shares her experiences of neurodiversity and how they helped inspire her new picture book.

Eight children's books tackling big themes

Books are a brilliant way to introduce children to important topics. Author Kirsty Applebaum shares eight of her favourite middle-grade books to tackle big themes.

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