This week at Midas: 12th-16th February

Our round-up of Midas announcements from the week:

Little Oxford

Award-winning children’s publisher, Oxford University Press launched Little Oxford: a pioneering new app for 3-5-year-olds that supports early years education at home. Created in collaboration with leading EdTech developer, Inception XR, it uses the latest augmented and virtual reality technology to create fun learning experiences for pre-schoolers and their parents or carers. We also caught Director of Oxford Children’s Books Helen Freeman on BBC Radio 4 this morning to talk about the launch.



Letting the Cat out of the Bag: The Secret Life of a Vet

It was publication day on 15th Feb for Letting the Cat out of the Bag: The Secret Life of a Vet by Sion Rowlands.  A rare behind-the-scenes glimpse into the uniquely pressurised and varied world of veterinary practice. You can buy the book here.



Windham-Campbell Prizes Podcast episode 2, starring Branden Jacobs-Jenkins

Episode two of the Windham-Campbell Prizes winter podcast series, with Lit Hub, is out, featuring playwright and past prize recipient Branden Jacobs-Jenkins,

Branden Jacobs-Jenkins chats with host Michael Kelleher (Director of the Windham-Campbell Prizes) about British theatre legend Caryl Churchill’s Far Away, the power of language, the role of the playwright and more.

Listen to the podcast here. For a chance to win all the books discussed in the winter podcast series, head over to @windhamcampbell on Instagram.



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