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Why Ginnie & Pinney Care About Plastic

June 6, 2021 |

Updated: Jun 7 In our book, Roll Up, Roll Up, Clean Up, Kevin, Kelly and Kylie Koalas are creating a big and smelly mess in their house. The reason we created this book is to highlight how taking responsibility about our rubbish, is vital. Every time I go for a walk I can’t help but pick…

Social Media: A reflection from Penny Harris

May 30, 2021 |

Hi everyone, Over the last few weeks our publisher has been politely suggesting we need to do more on social media. This made me think about how younger and younger children (as well as their parents and carers) are so influenced by what they are seeing and hearing on all the social media platforms, how…

It’s colouring in competition time! 

May 28, 2021 |

Updated: Jun 11 ? WIN, WIN, WIN ? It’s colouring in competition time! ? We are giving 3 lucky followers the chance to WIN a Ginnie & Pinney book of their choice! Here’s how to enter: 1. Make sure you are following @ginnie_pinney on Instagram or @ginnieandpinney on Facebook. 2. Print a copy of the colouring…

7 Tips for Raising Caring Kids by Harvard Graduate School of Education

November 30, 2020 |

I think these 7 tips are incredibly useful for helping our children grow into successful and well adjusted adults.

Truly lovely testimonial from parents of two young children

November 23, 2020 |

Just wanted to thank you for the truly remarkable books, Ginnie & Pinney. Reading them was actually a revelation about how much better we could be using stories to teach our kids…these have certainly ‘raised the bar’ on presenting real life scenarios and the complexities/dilemmas we all encounter each day. I love that they encourage…

The Biggest and the Best: a story about ‘boasting’

November 16, 2020 |

The Biggest and the Best A story about Boasting Ginnie and Pinney and their friends were having a problem with Dodo. Dodo was looking very smug. ‘I am the best at racing; I am the best at cooking; I am the best at dress ups. And I am very good at winning games! I am…

Here Comes Halloween…

October 26, 2020 |

Updated: Oct 28, 2020 Hi to you all! Halloween is just around the corner. Whilst we know this celebration has come from the United States, we also know that many children (and adults) like to join in the fun. As you know, this year is different from any other year but we can still celebrate Halloween…

Released this month: two single titles!

September 23, 2020 |

Happily, two more books from the ‘Ginnie & Pinney’ ‘Learn & Grow’ series for children 3-8 are being released this month; ‘Movie Mayhem’, a story about ‘saying sorry’ and ‘Roll Up, Roll Up, Clean Up’ a story about ‘taking responsibility’. Do little children understand the concept of ‘saying sorry’? Why do some children find it…

Pop goes the pom pom!

September 9, 2020 |

Hi! I feel today is a good day to do another activity with Ginnie & Pinney finger puppets:) First of all, let’s make a simple Pom Pom Popper with a toilet paper roll and a balloon. Cut the top part of the balloon off, Wrap it around the toilet paper roll, Stick the edge of…

Hop Lulu Hop!

August 24, 2020 |

Hi to you! Do you know who is the most sporty one in the group? Yes, Lulu! She loves sports day and she’s really good at jumping. So, let’s make a hopping Lulu today! Here are the materials we are using for today’s craft: Wrap one paper cup with grey colour paper. Cut out two…

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