The Tale of One Third Stories

Once upon a time, there was a boy called Jonny (on the right) who, like many British people, had grown up struggling to learn a foreign language. French just didn’t appeal to him at the time, his French teacher had a cockney accent and boring old grammar books failed...

Language Show Live 2016

This weekend we were at the Language Show Live for the first time at the Kensington Olympia! With over 150 fellow exhibitors and 9000 visitors across the three days, we had a great time meeting fellow language enthusiasts from across the UK. After all, everyone there...

Quirky cultural facts competition!

Hey guys, we’re calling on your creative cultural input for our first book! When Jonny and I started working on One Third Stories, we decided that we wanted it to become much more than just the two of us. We wanted to grow a whole community of language enthusiasts,...

Top tips for learning a new language

I never liked learning languages at school because it was never my choice - it was just something I had to do. Now I’m nineteen and I’ve started learning Japanese. I’m loving it! It’s an amazing language, the culture is fascinating and after only two months of...

Ingenuity16 Awards Evening…1st place!

Alex and I have had some brilliant moments since we started trying to revolutionise the way that children learn languages with One Third Stories. Seeing a child read one of our books for the first time, receiving package after package of kid’s ideas for our...

We’re running a Kickstarter!

That’s right folks. We’re ridiculously excited to announce that we will be launching a Kickstarter campaign on Tuesday the 17th of May! We’re going to be raising money so that we can make our first proper book. It will start in English, and end in a different language...

Introducing our amazing illustrator!

We're delighted to announce that the wonderful Hannah Hutchings will be illustrating our first full book! She's been hard at work for the last couple of weeks doodling away and working out just how the finished book is going to look and feel. She took a break from...

Writing with Autism

Thinking of taking part in our writing competition with the kids? Guest blogger George Harvey explains that creative writing is for everybody and tells us all about his favourite children's books. Hello. My name is George Harvey. I'm 21-years-old and I was diagnosed...

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