Stories for Kids in Lockdown

We’re back from our Social media detox break!

We hope everyone is keeping well and safe these days and grabbing the opportunity to read through all the unread books you’ve had on your list!

At Chelsea Young Writers,

Our Favourite Christmas Reads

Merry Christmas from everyone at Chelsea Young Writers ! To make sure that our young authors don’t run out of books this holiday, we’ve put together a list of some of our favourite wintery reads.

Age 6-8
The Truth Pixie by Matt Haig
The Truth Pixie

Wherever she is,

Read & Quiz! The Eleventh Trade by Alyssa Hollingsworth

Read & Quiz is a series of the Chelsea Young Writers book reviews & comprehension quiz competitions. Young readers are invited to enter a monthly quiz competition by reflecting on the books they’ve read and sending their full answers to the comprehension questions to Chelsea Young Writers.

14 Adventure-Packed Books to Keep Your Child Reading This Summer

Summer is dwindling and back-to-school season is looming just ahead.  If you’re looking for some end-of-summer reading inspiration, look no further – we’ve compiled a list of 14 books inspired by the themes and genres we’ve explored in our holiday ‘The Whole Story’ courses.

Allowing Creativity to Blossom

By Ulvi Pepinova, CYW founder

To me, parenthood is more about solicitude than anything else. Are we rightly motivated to enthuse and throw our children into any imaginable or unimaginable activities? Should we carry on with an old classic formula by (what we think is) the right academic push?

10 Fantastical and Hilarious Reads to Inspire Young Writers

In the ‘Master Your Creative Writing’ Summer term at CYW, we’ve been taking genre as our guide to crafting even more wonderful stories. Fantasy and humour are arguably the most popular genres of children’s writing today, and mastering these two models of storytelling will set any young writer up well for whatever they need to turn their pencil to next.