Welcome to Little Scholars Playground 

We’re a children’s book publisher and early years hub. We create engaging, diverse children’s books and learning resources. 


ITV News interview

1st October 2022

We were filmed by ITV News as we did a workshop, focused on our STEM Leaders: Black inventors and innovators who changed the world book. They filmed the impact and inspiration the book gave to the young children and how much fun they had with the science experiment and engineering activity we did. 

Story space tate britain

Tate Britain

12th February 2022

Natalie had a great time storytelling at Tate Britain, London in their Story Space. She read Emmanuel’s African Adventure and Zara’s Caribbean Adventure. Both books are now available to read in Story Space in the Iconic Tate Britain.

BBC radio london interview

BBC Radio London

03rd December 2021

Denhue was interviewed by Salma El-Wardany on BBC Radio London. To talk about the business and how well sell our products. 

Stylist magazine feature

Stylist Magazine

12th October 2022

Natalie was featured in Stylist Magazine. She was one of 12 inspiring women in business who were chosen for a Black History Month piece all about Black Joy and what it means to her.

The voice newspaper interview

The Voice Newspaper

21st December 2022

We were featured in the December print issue of The Voice Newspaper. We spoke about our careers in STEM and the lack of representation in this important field.

Precious interview

Precious Online

13th December 2021

Natalie was recently named and featured as a ‘mover and shaker’ by Precious Online the longest standing online platform for ambitious women of colour.

IPSE interview


17th October 2022

We were interviewed by IPSE, we talked about why we started the business, our mission to make learning STEM accessible to all and our tips for starting a business.

Sade magazine interview

Sade Magazine

14th December 2021

We were interviewed for Sade Magazine’s life stories series, called ‘Career Conversations’. We also wrote about 4 fantastic Black people in STEM in the future edition of their magazine.

TechRound up interview

TechRound interview

04th February 2022

We were interviewed by TechRound who wrote an article about 22 businesses founded by couples. We talked about why we started the business and what it’s like working with your partner. Surprisingly it works well for us, as we both have the same vision and goals.


The Resilient Retail Game Plan podcast interview

The Resilient Retail Game Plan Podcast

24th November 2022

I had the pleasure of being interviewed by Catherine Erdly from the Resilient Retail Game Plan. We had a chat about my career, why I changed careers, how I found my passion in STEM, why we started the business and juggling being a mumpreneur.

Tapestry STEM podcast

Tapestry Podcast Interview

23rd November 2022

We had a chat with Jules from the preschool platform Tapestry. We spoke about STEM in the early years, the importance of introducing STEM at an early age, how educators and families can nourish STEM in their little learners, and how much creativity and imagination is a part of STEM.

Dope Black Mums interview

Dope Black Mums podcast interview

05th December 2021

I was interviewed by Nina Malone for her popular Dope Black Mums podcast. I discussed Little Scholars Playground, why we’re encouraging Black parents to embrace STEM and the Montessori practice, the benefits of regular reading and more.


Precious awards finalist

Precious Awards Finalist

24th November 2021

Natalie was a finalist of the 15th annual Precious Awards for the ‘Start Up Business of The Year Award’, which was supported by the British Library.

Woke Babies Book Awards

Woke Babies Book Awards

16th March 2022

Both Zara’s Caribbean Adventure and Emmanuel’s African Adventure, our lift-the-flap board books were both finalists for the Woke Babies Book Awards in their Special Recognition Category, sponsored by DK books.

As featured and awards

ITV News
Radio logo
Stylist magazine
Precious awards finalist



Denhue: Co-founder and Author


Natalie: Co-founder and Illustrator


Founders Natalie & Denhue

Little Scholars Playground founders

Founders Natalie & Denhue

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