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Playing with paper: behind the scenes with big kid (and paper engineer) Geoff Rayner

09 September 2020
I’m Geoff Rayner, the paper engineer behind Zap! Extra: Make Your Own Marble Run. A paper engineer makes me sound super sciencey – but it’s just a fancy name for someone who plays with bits of paper and cardboard all day long.

SIX LESSONS FROM THE CLASSICS

19 July 2019
Of the many stories that have been told, written and shared across generations, there are some stories that endure – the Classics. We’ve adapted some of the world’s best-loved classic to introduce these charming tales to younger readers.

Essential oils: your questions answered

06 March 2019
What are essential oils and how do you use them safely? What makes for a good-quality oil? How can you apply them to help with issues like sleep, stress and general wellbeing? Find the answers in this blog post!

Write now and write often: tips for beginners

21 February 2019
Get writing right now! Read all about the benefits of creative writing, some tips for getting you started and about the perfect tool for improving your craft, Ellie Marney’s creative writing guide, Write Now!

Reading, writing and spelling

30 January 2019
Parents know reading is one of the most important life skills a child can learn. We’ll show you how synthetic phonics can make it easy, and fun!

Introducing the Wonderful Women behind We Are Girls!

21 November 2018
This week we spoke to some of the incredible women who worked with us to create this wonderful book.

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