Writing children's books to enthuse and inspire!

Devon & Cornwall Children's University

How does it work? 

The Children's University (CU) Trust offers 7 to 14 year olds (and 5 to 6 year olds with their families) exciting and innovative learning activities and experiences outside normal school hours. If you are a child, parent/carer, school or potential partner organisation this is the place to start.

What makes us unique?

We are an organisation with a set of core principles that are consistently applied yet flexible enough to accommodate local needs. All local Children's Universities have a link to Higher or Further Education Institutions and the learning offered locally is quality assured through our central framework.

The Passport To Learning

"Tell me and I will forget; show me and I may remember; involve me and I will understand!" - Anon

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A new book aims to raise awareness of the exciting and enriching experiences that can be enjoyed through the Devon and Cornwall Children’s University. Cub’s Adventures follows the Children’s University mascot as he travels around the South West getting stamps to include in his Passport to Learning. It then sees him graduate alongside hundreds of friends in a ceremony in the Rolle Marquee at the University of Plymouth.

The book has been written by the Devon and Cornwall Children’s University Chancellor, David Lawrence Jones, an acclaimed children’s author best known for the Bradley Baker series, with illustrations by Abie Greyvenstein.

See below some example pages taken from Cub's Adventure...  the book can be ordered direct form the Children's University with 100% of the proceeds staying within the trust to support the children's activities. Please click on the link to find out more.

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