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The importance of adopted characters in children’s books

Author Liz Kleinrock shares the frustration of never seeing a family like hers in books.

Engaging children with vision impairment in stories

Get useful tips and ideas from the RNIB to help you support blind or partially sighted children in school.

6 questions to ask when looking for global books for very young readers

Our World editor Kate DePalma shares what to look out for when choosing global books for 0-4s.

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