At Lantana, we believe all children deserve to see themselves in the books they read. We publish inclusive books celebrating our differences written by authors from diverse cultures and backgrounds. We are honoured to work with some amazing authors and illustrators of South Asian descent, who we are proud to showcase here. Their fun, joyful and stunning picture books celebrate the influence of South Asian cultures on British storytelling traditions.Keep reading
“What is the right amount of exotic? And at what point does does who we are stop being marketable?”-
One secondary school teacher’s story about Fearne Cotton, cultural appropriation, and how to speak up and use these conversations as a tool for better understanding.
The language of photography and the language of memory are intimately connected. We narrate the stories of our lives in terms of snapshots, images and albums, and our photographs which are amongst our most treasured possessions.Keep reading
Food is a potent way of evoking personal memory and memories of migration, family life and historical eventsKeep reading
Memory matters, but it is something that we too often take for granted.Keep reading