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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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
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 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.
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
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
Denhue: Co-founder and Author
Natalie: Co-founder and Illustrator