Stepping into Stories

Delighted to be doing an author’s story session at this years Stepping into Stories festival. My session is on Sunday 5th February at 15:00, venue Station Hall, Herne Hill. Book via this link:   

Bon Jounen Kwéyòl

Bon Junen Kwéyòl, to everyone celebrating! In brief, Jounen Kwéyòl is a month-long celebration in St Lucia and Dominica (with the final celebration on the last Sunday of the month), of French and African culture, language, food, customs, etc. Although, I visit St Lucia many times, I haven’t been for Jounen Kwéyòl, since 2008, for …

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National Story Telling Week

Ooh, it is National Story Telling Week! Getting ready for a range of online and in person events, over the next few months. Includes a school in Japan! *Author readings *Assemblies *Author Q&A *Literacy workshops *Sessions for parents and/or educators/teachers 💻Please email my PA: Admin@LauraHenryAllain.Com Follow the conversation: Instagram | Twitter | Facebook @LauraHAllain

Author and events

I have been doing a few author visits although the face-to-face visits have stopped on a temporary basis due to Covid-19. My last visit in November was to Kobi Nazrul Primary School in Tower Hamlets. I have to say, I was overwhelmed with the reception that I received from the school. Please let me know …

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New JoJo and Gran Gran radio episodes!

There are two new JoJo and Gran Gran episodes on the radio. Its Time To Go To the Ballet Its Time To Go To The Urban Orchard Listen either on @BBCsounds and/or demand on @Cbebies radio Follow the conversation: Instagram | Facebook | Twitter @LauraHAllain

Oxford University

I’m delighted to be one of the expert advisors on this Child and Adolescent Psychiatry project run by the University of Oxford. “The Duchess of Cambridge visited Nower Hill High School in Harrow where she joined a science lesson studying neuroscience and the importance of early childhood development.”  Please click on this link to read more.  Follow the …

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Have a Kitkat!

The deputy head of Wendell Park Primary School (School Partnership), Rosie, ordered a signed copy of My Skin, Your Skin for every class; they already had a copy and were keen to use the book to support their reflections for Anti-Bullying Week. It was my absolute pleasure to personally drop off the books on Thursday. …

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Free Global Play Summit

I’m delighted to take part in this year’s Global Free to Play Summit.  12th – 16th July 2021   Please click on this link to book: Follow the conversation on the socials: Instagram| Twitter | Facebook @LauraHAllain 

Get Creative App

I’m delighted to share that JoJo and Gran Gran is now included on the CBeebies Get Creative App. Download the App via this link. Keep the conversation going on the socials: @LauraHAllain

Becoming an inclusive, anti-racist early educator

Free event and guide Join Tiney’s Matt Lloyd-Rose and me for the launch of our free guide for the Early Years sector: Day: Wednesday 21st April 2021 Time: 19:00 GMT Becoming an Inclusive, Anti-Racist Early Educator Click here to book and to download the guide. Becoming an Inclusive, Anti-Racist Early Educator Tickets, Wed 21 Apr 2021 at 19:00 | Eventbrite Please share, and we look forward to seeing  you virtually on …

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Funny is Power

Look who is having a carnival on Red Nose Day? I had such fun working with Comic Relief  and Cbeebies on creating free fund raising resources for Early Years settings. Please register to receive the FREE pack for your setting. #FunnyisPower Follow the conversation on, Instagram, Twitter and Facebook: @LauraHAllain    

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