Literary London

From Daniel Defoe to Charles Dickens and Shakespeare, London has produced many fantastic writers. Here we take a look at some of the best books for children that are set in this famous city. (more…)

New York

New York is a haven for kids of all ages. With great parks, museums, restaurants and toy stores across the five boroughs, New York is like a giant playground. (more…)


On November 5 the UK celebrates Guy Fawkes Day – when Fawkes tried to blow up Parliament – with huge bonfires and firework displays. Here, we take a look at the origins of fireworks.

King Tut Day

King Tut Day celebrates the date of the discovery of King Tutankhamun’s Tomb in Egypt’s Valley of the Kings on November 4, 1922.