March 15, 2018
by Nora Nagy
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Meet the illustrator: Manuela Scarfò

What is it like to bring a character to life? How do you start working on a picture book for children? What inspires an illustrator? In our interview series Meet the illustrator, we talk to Manuela Scarfò, the illustrator of our … Continue reading

January 25, 2018
by Nora Nagy
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Inspiring teachers: active reading in Austria

In this series we talk to inspiring teachers who use storytelling to set up reading programmes and creative programmes, and use the arts and literature to develop their students’ language and literacy skills. We would like to share real examples from … Continue reading

October 12, 2017
by Nora Nagy
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Meet the illustrator: Sara Menetti

What is it like to illustrate classic literature? How does an artist approach famous novels like Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice and Sense and Sensibility? We talked to Sara Menetti, illustrator of these two beloved classic texts to share insights … Continue reading

June 13, 2017
by Nora Nagy
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Hooked on books: motivation and reading with Chaz Pugliese

In this series of interviews we talk to teachers, ELT writers, visual artists and researchers about the importance of using literature in the language classroom. Together they have over a hundred years of experience in teaching and writing so they can definitely … Continue reading

May 3, 2017
by Nora Nagy
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Storytelling with David Heathfield

Next in our interview series we have an exciting first today. At the recent IATEFL Conference in Glasgow, Maria Cleary, Helbling Readers Series Editor had the chance to sit down with David Heathfield to talk about the magical world of telling stories. … Continue reading