AVAILABLE NOW! ONCE UPON AN IF: THE STORYTHINKING HANDBOOK

Once Upon an If comprises a treasury of tales, old and new, to get young audiences thinking actively about the deeper issues within. Guidance notes, lesson plans and questions are included with every story, which have been tried and tested in the classroom inspiring children’s imaginations and developing critical engagement, speaking and listening skills. Written byContinue reading “AVAILABLE NOW! ONCE UPON AN IF: THE STORYTHINKING HANDBOOK”

INFORMAL INTERVIEW: MY CONTINUOUS LINE DRAWING STYLE

What’s your main style?I have two styles of drawing: in colour, I take a felt tip marker approach. In black and white, it’s pen and inking all the way. No, not what tools, what style?Well, I most enjoy drawing an entire portrait in one line. One single permanent pen and ink line. No pencils. NoContinue reading “INFORMAL INTERVIEW: MY CONTINUOUS LINE DRAWING STYLE”

THE IF ODYSSEY BOOK – A PHILOSOPHICAL GREEK MYTH AND STORYTELLING FOR 8-16 YEAR OLDS

Using Homer’s epic tales as inspiration, this book offers lesson plans and storytelling tips to facilitate philosophical discussions with children aged 8-16. The If Odyssey draws out the philosophy that lies behind each story in Homer’s epic tale to introduce children not only to the exciting fables of Odysseus but also to that other greatContinue reading “THE IF ODYSSEY BOOK – A PHILOSOPHICAL GREEK MYTH AND STORYTELLING FOR 8-16 YEAR OLDS”

THE PHILOSOPHY SHOP BOOK

A one-stop shop with puzzles, lesson plans, discussion starters and stories to tap into young people’s natural curiosity and get them thinking deeply.  Professional philosophers contribute the most stimulating ideas, thought experiments, activities and pictures to get young people thinking philosophically. This book can be used as a classroom tool, a gift for family thinking,Continue reading “THE PHILOSOPHY SHOP BOOK”

THOUGHTINGS – PUZZLES IN POETRY

Poems with stimulating philosophic content for pupils and families. On the back cover: “Thoughtings is a poetry collection with a difference. The name ‘Thoughtings’ was inspired by a 5-year old who, when asked to explain what thinking is without using the word ‘think’ said ‘It’s when you’re thoughting’. Children love pondering big philosophical questions likeContinue reading “THOUGHTINGS – PUZZLES IN POETRY”