Why bother reading with your child?

The Importance of Learning Reading. Why is learning reading so important for your child? The old saying “Reading is the fount of all knowledge” holds true even in a highly technological era where we all still need to learn HOW to read. What is reading?   Well it’s what you’re doing right now clearly, but if…

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Who we are

It’s a family affair  Malba books is run by me (Mary Barry) with the endless help of my wonderful family and friends. I write the silly words and rhymes. My genius friend Emanuel Alba creates the wonderful imagery – hence “Malba” My podcasting, doctor, scientist, radio presenter daughter (can you tell I’m a little proud) Claire…

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The Journey Begins

2020 – The Pandemic Happens What a year 2020 was! We all started optimistically and I had a business that was doing well, running courses for horse owners all over Europe. But in mid-March, that came to a shuddering halt. Initially courses were postponed, rearranged, flights rebooked but it soon became obvious that all that…

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