October 27, 2016
by Nora Nagy
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Stories and Projects for World Cities Day

The United Nations celebrates World Cities Day on 31st October, and this year’s theme is ‘Inclusive Cities, Shared Development’. Take this observance and turn it into a great classroom project to learn more about the world around us and get … Continue reading

September 20, 2016
by Nora Nagy
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Take Me to the River: Novels and Projects for World Rivers Day

‘It’s brother and sister to me, and aunts, and company, and food and drink, and (naturally) washing. It’s my world, and I don’t want any other. What it hasn’t got is not worth having, and what it doesn’t know is … Continue reading

August 1, 2016
by Nora Nagy
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A Literary Trip to Yorkshire

“That was his most perfect idea of heaven’s happiness: mine was rocking in a rustling green tree, with a west wind blowing, and bright white clouds flitting rapidly above; and not only larks, but throstles, and blackbirds, and linnets, and … Continue reading

May 3, 2016
by Nora Nagy
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Stories from the city: two new readers for teens and adults

The Mystery of the Three Domes Would you like to go on a journey across Europe? Would you also like to solve puzzles and explore some beautiful architecture? When you choose a story written by Elspeth Rawstron and illustrated by Nick … Continue reading

April 12, 2016
by Nora Nagy
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The Jungle Book in the cinemas and your classroom

The Jungle Book Disney film is going to hit cinemas worldwide in April, and the first reviews praise the film adaptation for its stunning visuals and the voices of excellent actors throughout the film. The story of Mowgli has been a successful … Continue reading