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10 Ideas for Earth Day!

It seems like 2018 is flying by, but there’s always time to slow things down. The weekend is of course the best time to do this for many of us – but this Sunday we have even more excuse to take a step back and enjoy the world around us. Earth Day 2018 is all […] Read More

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Astro Cat won a CAMEO Award!

Here’s a turn-up for the books (quite literally)! You may have read our post a couple of weeks back, where we shared the exciting news of Astro Cat’s Solar System making the shortlist at the CAMEO Awards, as part of London Book and Screen Week. The awards ceremony was held on Monday 9th April at […] Read More

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🌳 Nature Month 🌲: Earth Day and more!

Another week is over, and we’re already a week into April! This month’s theme on the blog is nature and the world around us (with the help of Artie, of course). So, what are we doing to celebrate nature month? Revisiting our favourite artistic hero… Can you believe that kids all over the world have […] Read More

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Non-Fiction Storytelling? An Interview with Dr Dominic Walliman

Our apps often tell a story – in a linear way like Artie’s Magic Pencil, or in snippets, like Astro Cat’s Solar System and Artie’s World. With Astro Cat especially, we had the challenge of making physics facts into a flowing, readable adventure through space. But of course, Astro Cat began life in the print […] Read More

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We’ve been Shortlisted at the CAMEO Awards!

The Minilab calendar is filling up for the next month, and we just had even more exciting news… Astro Cat’s Solar System is on the shortlist at the CAMEO Awards! The CAMEO Awards are part of London Book and Screen Week, which celebrates the impact of media from the 9th to 15th of April. From […] Read More

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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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