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Storytelling Month at Minilab!

March kicked off with World Book Day (and the launch of the latest Astro Cat book!), and it will close with the Bologna Children’s Book Fair. So, what better month to celebrate the power of stories? Find out about our story, what’s coming up, and why we think storytelling is so important for kids… The […] Read More

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Artie is on the BolognaRagazzi Digital Shortlist!

Some exciting news dropped into our email box last week, from none other than the team at Bologna Children’s Book Fair. The BCBF is a highlight of any book publisher’s calendar. However, it has also drawn attention recently for introducing a dedicated digital element into its annual award ceremony. Last year, we were so excited […] Read More

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Gift Ideas for Mini Artists and Scientists 🎁

There are just over 2 weeks until Christmas, but you might still have some space left under the tree for the little people in your life. Perhaps they like science? Drawing? Books? Animals? We’re lucky enough not only to be working on some awesome kids’ tech, but also to work next to the wonderful Flying Eye […] Read More

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Minilab returns to South Ken Kids Festival!

We had a super day at South Ken Kids Festival last year (check it out here!), and when we heard that this year was the 20th anniversary of the yearly festival, we couldn’t wait to return. This year, South Ken Kids took place from the 13th-19th of November, and saw thousands of little artists descend […] Read More

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Astro Cat was selected as an ‘Awesome Educational App’ by Tutora!

It’s always exciting to see where our apps get discovered online. If our apps can help children to learn- whether through homeschooling, tutoring, or just some learning in their free time- then we know we’re making the kind of educational games we want to! We’re happy to share the news that Astro Cat’s Solar System […] Read More

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What we learned at Pop Up Lab 2017…

Can we galvanise the decision-makers in education into bringing visual storytelling to more classrooms? Last week we set off for Peterborough with our sister company, Nobrow Press, to take part in Pop Up Lab 2017 and try to find an answer to that question (as well as telling our own story of turning a beautiful […] Read More

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Artie’s World: Explore the Savannah Safari!

Savannah Safari is one of the two new maps available in our drawing app, Artie’s World. Here, kids can meet 15 new animals that go from dot-to-dot drawings to animated, interactive friends! But what are these animals like in real life? Check out our handy fact cards – free to print, keep, and supplement learning! […] Read More

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