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The Vilification of Screens

Posted on February 1st, 2016.

As digital devices have come to dominate our lives, research documenting the effects of “screen time” on the human brain has attempted to keep up with technology that is evolving on a daily basis.  The fact is that the concept of “screen time” is obsolete.  With the average adult spending an average of 11 out of...



Beatrix Potter in the News

Posted on January 29th, 2016.

A respected natural scientist, conservationist and animal lover, Beatrix Potter is known the world over for her whimsical picture books featuring cats, rabbits, mice and other creatures of the English countryside.  She has been an object of so much love and fascination that numerous books, movies, and even ballets have been produced to...



Benefits of Bilingualism

Posted on January 26th, 2016.

Language is something that we all use nearly every moment of our waking lives to learn, teach, connect and understand the world around us. It is a well-established fact that the ability to speak more than one language is a huge plus, no matter your age. Not only are bilingual adults slower to develop dementia, speaking more than one...



Making our debut…

Posted on January 22nd, 2016.

…into the world of blogging! It’s an unusually clear evening here in Ghent, Belgium where we have our office.  We’ve been busy with details of designing a platform that will enable authors and illustrators of children’s books to collaborate freely. We’re passionate about creating an open space where creators...