Inspiring Young Readers
Sleep posted on 30 Dec 2018
Soft and restful illustrations with minimal text are what characterise this beautiful picture book...
A Book of Toys posted on 21 Dec 2018
Gwen White’s A Book of Toys was published in 1946 as part of the King Penguin series ...
Ossiri and the Bala Mengro posted on 08 Dec 2018
Set in the Traveller community, this is a delightful story with a rather dark little twist at the end.
Books posted on 01 Dec 2018
This little gem was first published in a pocket-sized edition in 1963 for the princely sum of seven shillings and six pence.
Can Picture Books explain the WW1 Armistice Centenary to younger readers? posted on 11 Nov 2018
There is no getting away from the fact that war and its many consequences are ugly and painful.
Mary and Frankenstein posted on 05 Nov 2018
What an absolute gem of a picture book this is!
You’re Snug With Me posted on 28 Oct 2018
This is the second impressive picture book collaboration between this author and illustrator
Sock Story posted on 25 Oct 2018
‘Surely a sock isn’t interesting enough to have a whole story written about it?', you might well ask.
Not Yet A Yeti posted on 17 Oct 2018
What happens when you realise that you are a bit different from the rest of your family?
Sea Prayer posted on 03 Oct 2018
All wars generate their own body of literature – sometimes elegiac or reflective, sometimes jingoistic or triumphal