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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Bookseller Special Edition

Thanks to Nathan Byron for including Onyinye Iwu’s and my new children’s picture book: My Skin, Your Skin, in The Bookseller’s The Black Issue.  Pre-order here: My Skin, Your Skin: Thanks to Liz Pemberton and Dr Eunice Lumsden for their critical thoughts. Congratulations to the other authors and illustrators who are are also listed.

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Secret Story Draw

Delighted to be involved with this new incentive. The Secret Story draw, is dedicated to providing positive opportunities for illustrators and animators from under represented backgrounds into the industry. Please click on their website to find out more and to share. Follow the conversation on, Instagram, Twitter and Facebook: @LauraHAllain    

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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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My Skin, Your Skin

Delighted to have been showcased on Penguin Random’s House new children’s picture books, for 2021, for my new book My Skin, Your Skin. This is important that every child irrespective of their  race, sees a diverse range of children in every day roles, which reflects the lives of black British children on screen and in

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Home Schooling Advice

Home Schooling Advice It was an honour to be interviewed on BBC London news. I’ve shared the interview from Monday 11th January, where we discussed Home Schooling. My top tips Parents are doing their best Connect and communicate with your child’s school Prioritise your wellbeing as well as your child’s Useful information and links: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zvryp4j

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PRESS RELEASE: Creator of the BBC Characters JoJo and Gran Gran Awarded MBE in New Years Honours List

Press Release: Creator of BBC Characters JoJo and Gran Gran Awarded MBE in New Years Honours List Laura Henry-Allain, award-winning, international Early Years author, speaker, consultant and creator of the BBC’s popular CBeebies characters JoJo and Gran Gran, has been awarded an MBE for Services to Education in the New Year Honours List. Laura is

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MFF: An Interview with the Creators of JoJo and Gran Gran

MFF: An Interview with the Creators of JoJo and Gran Gran Sharing the recent interview that I and Tom Cousins, JoJo and Gran Gran Series Producer with Jonathan Johnson of Music. Football. Fatherhood. You can read the article by clicking on the link below: Read Now

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#EYWellbeingWeek – Early Years Conversations with Laura Henry-Allain

Podcast for #EYWellbeingWeek: Blowing Your Own Trumpet Sharing my podcast recording with Kate Moxley and Kerry Payne for #EYWellbeingWeek Showing my support for the annual #EYWellbeingWeek organised by Kate Moxley, I recorded a Podcast for her series with Kerry Payne ‘Early Years Conversations’ where we talked about the emotional wellbeing of the workforce, celebrating each

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