New TV series from STUDIO GHIBLI: Ronja the Robber’s Daughter


ON DVD AND BLU-RAY 4th DECEMBER 2017 STUDIOCANAL is pleased to announce that the highly anticipated first-ever TV series from Studio Ghibli, RONJA: THE ROBBER’S DAUGHTER, will be available on DVD and Blu-ray on 4th December 2017. You can pre-order now: From Studio Ghibli (Spirited Away) and based on the beloved novel by acclaimed writer Astrid Lindgren (Pippi Longstocking), comes this epic 26-part story … Read more

New book aims to improve children’s motivation and achievement

Researchers at the University of Portsmouth have produced a new children’s book that uses innovative research to raise pupils’ motivation and achievement. ‘My Hero’ is the seventh in a series of beautifully illustrated books, which help children to manage and change their emotions so they can learn from mistakes and not to fear them. They are designed for … Read more

SCHOOL LIFE – In UK cinemas 13th October

  A Film by Neasa Ní Chianáin & David Rane “Irresistibly charming.” Huffington Post “It’s not hard to be moved. A gentle but keen-eyed documentary” Guy Lodge, Variety “A DELIGHTFUL CROWD-PLEASER. An irresistibly admiring portrait.” Neil Young, Hollywood Reporter “School Life is as charming, intimate and warm-hearted an observational documentary as you’d ever want to … Read more

Kids’ Christmas Tale Fights Back Against the UK’s “Santa Claus Ban”

Clare Allison’s ‘Yule Be Sorry: An unconventional Christmas tale’, written for children aged nine and over, fuses a heart-warming new festive story with adventure, villains and even a humorous political undertone. The evil Mrs Highbourne sends her timid young assistant on a dangerous journey to deliver a letter.  Santa is banned from Britain.  People organise … Read more

Social Pedagogy: An Invitation / Pocket Book

A great resource on social pedagogy. Reviewers say it’s ‘an excellent introduction to social pedagogy thinking and practice’… ‘A must-have for anyone looking to develop their knowledge and practice around social pedagogy’. Social pedagogy is a body of theory as well as a practical, creative and value-based approach. It is a way of thinking and … Read more

Can I tell you about Loneliness?

Click to buy the book

A guide for friends, family and professionals Julian Stern, illustrated by Helen Lees Meet Jan. Jan is sometimes lonely. In this illustrated guide, he describes what loneliness feels like and how it affects him at home and school. He explains what he can do to feel less lonely, and how his teachers, family and friends … Read more


Debuting at the Edinburgh International Film Festival On DVD and digital platforms from July 24th, 2017 Taking his place alongside the very best cinematic canines, the eponymous red dog is back in the sequel to the sleeper hit Red Dog as RED DOG: THE EARLY YEARS offers its paw to the Edinburgh International Film Festival … Read more

My Life As A Courgette Film Release

The wonderful, Oscar-nominated MY LIFE AS A COURGETTE will be released on the 2nd June and below is the brand new trailer. After his mother’s sudden death, Courgette is befriended by a police officer, Raymond, who accompanies him to his new foster home filled with other orphans his age. At first he struggles to find his place in … Read more


Twentieth Century Fox have released a new featurette for DIARY OF A WIMPY KID: THE LONG HAUL. Based on the record-breaking book series and starring Jason Ian Drucker, Charlie Wright, Owen Asztalos, Tom Everett Scott and Alicia Silverstone, DIARY OF A WIMPY KID: THE LONG HAUL will be released in cinemas from 20th May 2017. The new official featurette shows the … Read more

‘Grandma’s Knitted Kingdom’ – new book release

Grandma’s Knitted Kingdom: Celebrated, Cosy Story Invites Children into Enchanting World – Made from Yarn! Beautifully written by Rachel McRoy and illustrated by Raquel Brandao, ‘Grandma’s Knitted Kingdom’ is a children’s book unlike anything else on the market. Grandma isn’t just a fan of knitting; she’s literally knitted an entire kingdom for her grandchild. From … Read more