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We make fun, inclusive books and visual literacy learning materials that empower children of all ages, all abilities and all learning styles. Our tactile, dynamic method allows kids to use their own ingenuity to develop three crucial elements of literacy:

Reading Comprehension
Visual Literacy

We donate 20p from every book we sell to Booktrust’s newchildren's reading fund booktrust Children’s Reading Fund to support their work with children with additional needs.

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"I wish I'd had these books when I was a kid!" Lucy Hawking, author of George's space adventure series

“A brilliant way to create a love of books” Lucy Hawking, Author

How do you help your children form a good relationship with books and reading? How do you prepare them for the modern world? The answer is to engage kids the way kids are engaging with the world: interactively, visually and in a way that empowers them to be part of the creative process. Our mission is to make reading, writing and visual literacy accessible by being:
 Fun and Interactive

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Principia Space Diary to reach 30,000 UK schoolchildren

| 4-6 years, 6-8 years, Blog, News, Visual Literacy | No Comments

 We are thrilled to announce that the UK Space Agency/ESA have extended funding of the Principia Space Diary project, doubling the number of UK primary school students who will receive copies of the book. That’s twice as many space apprentices, and twice as much fun! We launched the Principia Space Diary in October with the aim of registering 15,000 UK school kids. One month later we are celebrating sign-ups for 30,000 children to participate in this project. What an amazing response from schools across the UK who have shown such enthusiasm for this and other Principia projects. For those not…

"I wish I'd had these books when I was a kid!" Lucy Hawking, author of George's space adventure series

Curved House Kids to publish UK Space Agency-funded Space Diary

| 6-8 years, Blog, Teaching Resources, Visual Literacy | No Comments

15,000 schoolchildren invited to write and draw their way into space with British European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut Tim Peake. Lucy Hawking and Curved House Kids have launched a new UK Space Agency-funded STEM literacy project to get 500 primary schools involved in ESA astronaut Tim Peake’s mission to the ISS. Tim’s mission, called Principia, blasts off with a launch in December from the Russian spaceport at Baikonur, Kazakhstan. As Tim lifts off, school students will follow his mission by creating a personalised log book, the Principia Mission Space Diary. Hawking says: “Through imagination, scientific research and creative writing, we…


Calling Awesome Teachers: Be Part of a Unique Space Mission

| 6-8 years, Blog, News | No Comments

We’re going into space! Well, sort of… In December 2015, British astronaut extraordinaire Tim Peake will really journey to space for a 6-month mission on the International Space Station (ISS). As part of Tim’s “Principia” mission, the UK Space Agency have awarded £140,000 in funding to 9 education and outreach projects and we are one of them. OMG! Galactic news! Together with Lucy Hawking and QMUL’s Professor Peter McOwan, we are producing a Space Diary that will be sent out for free to 15,000 UK primary school children. The Space Diary is packed with activities and challenges that allow the…

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A book by Anneliese, aged 4

| 4-6 years, Kids Gallery | No Comments

Thank you Hannah for sending in this amazing example of a write-your-own book by 4-year-old Anneliese. That’s pretty amazing work of a 4yo. Anneliese wrote the whole of Grandma’s Jungle Party on her own and we’re very impressed. You are now officially an author Anneliese, keep up the great work!