Mike Payne is a renowned award-winning international artist and author. Travelling the world attending signings with on-the-spot illustrations, he’s also a highly sought after public speaker, with a unique ability to inspire creativity from any soul. As Mike turns his pen to children’s stories, we are excited to see where his creations take him next!
Mike Payne spoke to us at World of Books to introduce his new book! Charlie’s Ark is a magical tale about a toy box that comes to life and the adventures that follow.
Our perceptions of the world and its cultures are influenced by the books we read. This makes books essential in reflecting a true society back to their readers. The absence of an inclusive range of characters and role models in books risks putting children from minority backgrounds off from the joy and love of reading.
We have a bunch of books featuring a diverse range of characters and real-life heroes that children can admire again and again. We also have some great books on how to treat everyone with kindness, no matter the race, religion, or gender. Check out our list of children’s books to educate on diversity.
Let’s take a look at the top 10 trending children’s books of May. From riotous rhyming tales for tots to the social commentary fiction gripping teens. Read on to discover the children’s titles trending at World of Books, and stock up on your kids’ bookshelves!
World of Books wants to hear from all of our keen little readers out there. We welcome you to share a short video recording of your child reviewing their favourite book from their bookshelf. Alternatively, you can share photos and text if you prefer not to include a video. We will be sharing their reviews* and awarding the best ones with an exciting prize.
Hi, I am Becky, I work in the marketing team here at World of Books and have not long returned from my maternity leave. I spent a lot of time reading to my newborn daughter to help her drift off to sleep. It has now become a part of our bedtime routine with a night-time story or three as we wind her down from her day. Personally, I loved books when I was growing up and I want her to appreciate and love them too.