In The Picture is developing a range of useful resources designed to inspire and inform illustrators, writers and publishers.
social model of disability and the 10 Principles underpin the project. Download a poster of our 10 Guiding Principles [69.2kb PDF].
Read the social model of disability in action in the story book
Winnie the Witch.
The good practice guidelines [132kb PDF] offer helpful tips and guidance for illustrators.
image bank shows how illustrators have put disabled children in the picture and the wording "What's the story?" on the enlarged image gives further information and direction.
Links in the image bank and our
links section offer further sources of information.
Booklists can help to identify titles that include disabled characters.
stories section shows how three story writing groups and illustration students put disabled children in the picture in stories and illustration.
Session plans to use with children to help them learn about how we live in society. These plans fit into the art and design curriculum at key stage 1 and 2.
Illustrators and publishers who would like to get more detailed specialist advice can contact us and we can call on the services of our
guest book comments may give you ideas about what is needed.
Download a copy of our leaflet [170kb PDF] which promotes and explains the project.
Download a copy of our 2006 conference report
Bookstart is Booktrust's national programme designed to help every child develop a love of books right from the start. Click here to find out more about their current work to increase support for ALL children.
Download the findings of the Quentin Blake Award [801kb PDF] project, a unique consultation with children across the UK on the representation of disability in children's books.
And finally our guest interviews put forward a particular perspective:
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