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23/10/17

When you’re very small, the world seems like an enormous and sometimes scary place. The idea of travelling away from familiar things can be rather daunting. Even quite short journeys can seem enormous to children. Experience –... Read More>

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16/10/17

You may remember that in our first book, a little square-headed boy, who lives in a world where everything is square is suddenly confronted with “a round thought”.  It sends him into a terrible spin and forms the basi... Read More>

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09/10/17

As long standing Squareheaders will know, we’ve been promising soft toy Squareheads for a long, long, long time. Well, at long, long, long last we’ve found a very clever and talented lady who can make them for us just ... Read More>

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02/10/17

Have you ever given up on something because other people didn’t believe you were up to it? You wouldn’t be the first person, but I bet just thinking about it makes you mad. Recently I saw that one of my little boys was worried... Read More>

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25/09/17

In the book Hairy Scary’s Bad Day, Hairy Scary is reading a magazine called Scary Monsters Monthly and becoming more and more depressed. With every turn of the page, he’s confronted by another famous monster. Each one is much ... Read More>

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18/09/17

Regular walkers on Hampstead Heath will probably recognise this epitaph. It’s carved into one of the benches on the path leading up to Parliament Hill and attributed to the, little known, Iranian writer Parviz Owsia. I love the ... Read More>

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31/08/17

We hear a lot about the importance of self-esteem these days – especially for children. The lack of it can lead to all sorts of problems – depression, feelings of worthlessness that lead to being bullied, an inability to cope ... Read More>

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26/06/17

  We all want our children to be confident and resilient.  However, the world can be stressful place to grow up in these days.  Children have to cope with issues and pressures their parents don’t always understand, like ... Read More>

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16/01/17

If a dream looks impossible to achieve, wouldn’t it be better to save yourself the trouble of trying and give up?  Well, the answer might depend on the dream.  If your dream is to be ruler of the world, like a James Bond ... Read More>

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