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In Praise of... Letterbox Library

Posted by Beth Cox on Monday, May 14, 2012, In : Inclusive Books 

As important as it is for inclusive books to exist, it’s just as important that parents, carers, teachers, librarians, and anyone else, can find them. This is where booksellers such as Letterbox Library are invaluable. Their infinite knowledge and rigorous testing standards mean that they supply an outstanding collection of inclusive books. 

Letterbox Library stock books that reflect our diverse community, are multicultural, feature different faith groups, refugees and migrants, disabled ch...


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Why are inclusive and diverse books so important?

Posted by Beth Cox on Friday, January 6, 2012, In : Inclusive Books 

I've read a number of articles and columns over the last month or so that have really reinforced my belief in what I am doing. Unfortunately, they have also made me despair a little about the society we live in, and how narrow minded some people can be.

I mentioned briefly in my last blog about a column by Charlie Condou where he bemoans the fact that children's books and television programmes don't feature 'differently shaped' families. That they are 'remarkably narrow in [their] definition o...
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