Mira’s Curly Hair Blog Tour: Setting hair straight with Maryam Al Serkel

As the KidLit space begins to wake up to issues of representation and embrace own-story narratives, hair has steadily become a site for discussions around race, identity, and otherness in children’s picture books. Now, the connection between hair and identity is no surprise to black and brown communities. It is also well discussed in Black […]

Molly’s Moon Mission Blog Tour: Dark side of the water cooler

Today we are captaining the ship of Molly’s Moon Mission Blog Tour! As such, we think it is only right to boldly go where no blog has gone before and to explore strange new worlds! OK. Actually, we’re exploring Duncan Beedie’s studio. In Bristol. But he’s promised to wear his space suit! Have you or […]

Lollies Blog Tour 2018: Rachel Bright makes squistory!

The Lollies are back and this year’s shortlist is nothing to laugh at! Wait. Let’s try that again. The Lollies are back and the books on this year’s shortlist are more uproarious than ever! That’s better. Moving on. Two in a Tepee is delighted to be championing Rachel Bright and Jim Field’s book The Squirrels Who […]

Food For Thought: The Inspiration Behind The Last Chip by Duncan Beedie

We have been lucky enough to be included in the week-long Blog Tour celebrating and illuminating Duncan Beedie’s latest book, The Last Chip. In keeping with Duncan’s other books (The Bear Who Stared and The Lumberjack’s Beard), The Last Chip has an important underlying message — this time about poverty, hunger and living rough. It’s the […]

Books to make the dark a little less scary…

It is now dark when we wake. The sun no longer shines at bedtime. Winter is coming and that means the nights are drawing in. For some children, that can also mean anxiety surrounding bedtime. Our two girls have both, only just this week, decided nightlights are the new way forward. So, with that in mind, here […]