Inspiring Young Readers
Bookworm: A Memoir of Childhood Reading posted on 22 Mar 2018
I've always enjoyed reading this author’s witty pieces in The Guardian and elsewhere but really became a fan when I discovered that she was an avid childre
My Worst Book Ever posted on 19 Mar 2018
It’s been a little while since I fell so completely in love with a book at first read...
Framed posted on 26 Feb 2018
As in the best children’s story tradition, this one begins by giving the reader a detailed description of a cosy and comfortable life...
Dino Wars: Rise of the Raptors posted on 25 Feb 2018
Due for release by the excellent Maverick publishing house in April, Dan Metcalf’s Dino Wars: Rise of the Raptors is the first instalment ....
PramBusters posted on 22 Feb 2018
I do like a story that focuses on the pleasures of children creating something together.
Free Lance and the Dragon's Hoard posted on 18 Feb 2018
The concluding book in the medieval trilogy featuring Free Lance, the knight for hire, will delight its readers
Elise and the Second-hand Dog posted on 14 Feb 2018
Elise is a very likeable sparky young girl protagonist who shows powers of skillful persuasion right from the outset
A Different Dog posted on 11 Feb 2018
Australian novelist Paul Jennings has racked-up over a hundred books for younger readers and you can see all his skill and experience at work...
The Sorry Tale of Fox and Bear posted on 08 Feb 2018
Old Barn Books is an independent publisher that prides itself on selecting books with ‘clear writing, enhanced with evocative imagery’ ...
Revolt at Ratcliffe’s Rags posted on 07 Feb 2018
Award winning novelist, Gillian Cross might be best known to a more recent generation of young readers for her Demon Headmaster series of books