Laura, How Do I?

Laura, How Do I? Every day I receive either an email or a direct message on one of my socials asking a ‘How Do I?’ question. These are usually accompanied by a request to either meet in person or have a virtual coffee. How do you get a book published? How do you get a

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JoJo and Gran Gran, new spring episodes!

Delighted to share, that the Spring episodes of JoJo and Gran Gran launch this weekend, on CBeebies and on iPlayer – starting with the special Mother’s Day episode featuring all four generations of JoJo’s family! The first five episodes transmit from Sunday 19th with a Mother’s Day morning slot, then weekdays at 5:35pm through to Thursday

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Global Gamechangers – ITN

Delighted to be featured in ITN Business Global Gamechangers for International Women’s Day. ‘Global Gamechangers is a celebration of the changemakers around the world that are striving for gender equality, actively challenging bias and making positive change for future generations.’ It is a privilege to take part, with so many other inspiring and passionate women.

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New Book – My Family, Your Family

Ooh, I have a new children’s’ picture book My Family, Your Family out in October and illustrated by Giovana Medeiros. Little video below, with a brief synopsis of the book: Thank you Ann Marie Christian, a safeguarding and child protection expert with Child 1st Consultancy Ltd, & Lisa Smith from the Travellers’ Times for their editorial

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POWER OF A WOMAN AWARD NOMINATION!

I am truly honoured and speechless to be nominated for a Power of a Woman award, particularly alongside so many other great women who I admire and respect. As a producer, storyteller, educationalist and consultant, I am passionate about what I do and how my work impacts others. I am proud of being a woman of colour and

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JoJo and Gran Gran Specials – St Lucia

Super delighted that there are two special episodes of JoJo and Gran Gran will launch this weekend on CBeebies. JoJo and her family are making a special trip to St Lucia! Saturday: It’s Time to go to the Airport! Sunday: It’s Time to Visit Saint Lucia! Watch on BBCiplayer from Monday onwards. Last week we

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Grenada Community Library welcomes JoJo and Gran Gran author Laura Henry-Allain MBE

Laura Henry-Allain MBE, award-winning global producer, storyteller, educationalist and consultant, recently visited the Grenada Community Library to lead reading and storytelling activities with local schoolchildren from St George’s and St Louis schools. Laura shared stories from JoJo and Gran Gran, the award-winning series that inspired the characters developed by the BBC’s CBeebies, which has delighted

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Turner Prize 2022 – Veronica Ryan

I am delighted that artist Veronica Ryan has been awarded the 2022 Turner Prize. The prize highlights the work of British visual artists and “aims to promote public debate around new developments in contemporary British art.” This year, the judging panel recognised Ryan’s exceptional work, which includes her sculptures of Caribbean fruit – the first permanent

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