Books

Lots Of Lovely Art LibraryAfter years of collecting for, managing and teaching from the Lola Library and its close to 4000 children’s books, we somehow wanted to continue to encourage and inspire children to read as much as possible! In this space therefore we will try to recommend fabulous books for children of all ages, both new and old, as well as suggest art activities that would go nicely hand and hand with these stories. We will also hunt high and low for great books stores, libraries, story reading events and author led activities that will inspire and encourage our children in their love of reading and literature from a young age!

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This month @ Lola ARTIST: Fahrelnissa Zeid

Until October the 8th the Tate Modern is holding a fabulous retrospective of the internationally acclaimed female artist Fahrelnissa Zeid. Particularly close to my heart due to her ties with Turkey, Zeid’s vibrant abstract paintings are a synthesis of Islamic, Byzantine, Arab and Persian influences fused with European approaches to […]

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This month @ Lola BOOKS: “Herve Tullet”

Hervé Tullet, who divides his time between New York and France, is known for his prodigious versatility, from directing ad campaigns to designing fabric for Hermès. His real love is working with children, for whom he has created dozens of books. We love nearly all of his beautifully creative work, […]

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This month @ Lola SHOPS: The Cross

This little shop in London in Clarendon Cross in the backstreets of Holland Park, has been there since I can remember! An upscale boutique selling beautiful clothes, accessories, home ware and gifts, it also has a fabulous little Aladdin’s cave for children filled with unicorn heads, little purses, toys, backpacks […]

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