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Boswell Book Festival: 9th May 2022

Event Description:
Primary 6 to S2

May 9th – virtual

Abraham Lincoln inspired a nation, Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti fought for women’s rights and Greta Thunberg made her voice heard on global warming. In Talking Histories, Joan Haig and Joan Lennon describe the stirring words of 16 speakers that have formed milestones in modern history and engaged generations on important issues including war, women’s rights, climate change and civil rights. …

Tiger Skin Rug cover

Tiger Skin Rug a Sonoma Bestseller!

Tiger Skin Rug is #2 on the Sonoma, California bestseller list!

Read more here. …

Talking History among 30 Best Children’s Books in the i newspaper!

30 of the best children’s books for Easter
Marianne Levy reveals what books promise to keep children entertained this spring, from works of non-fiction to spellbinding tomes for older readers. Talking History features as one of five top nonfiction titles. Read all about it here! …

Interview in Paperbound Magazine

In the Spring 2022 issue (pp28-30) of Paperbound Magazine, read Joan Haig and Joan Lennon interviewing Joan Haig and Joan Lennon about their coauthored book, Talking History: 150 Years of Speakers and Speeches (Templar Books, illustrated by André Ducci). …

Scottish Book Trust Book of the Month!

Talking History: 150 Years of Speakers and Speeches charts some of the most important days in history when words made a difference. From Abraham Lincoln to Winston Churchill, Nelson Mandela and Greta Thunberg, the range of speakers cover subjects including war, civil rights and the environment. …

The Week Junior Show podcast

Find out if Joan Lennon and I like Marmite and what our favourite childhood books were on The Week Junior Show podcast. …