Inspiring Young Readers
The Princess Blankets posted on 30 May 2019
This really does qualify as a beautiful book in just about every sense of that phrase.
The Poetical Institute's Peculiar Powers of Vegetables and Fruit posted on 15 May 2019
If you know a child who loathes leeks, hates haricot beans, finds radishes revolting or is sickened by swedes, this may well be the book you need ...
High Street posted on 08 Apr 2019
Guest writer, Alun Severn considers the exquisite charm of the pre-chain store High Street as imagined by Richards and Ravilious
Tales of Wonder posted on 22 Mar 2019
Back in June of last year we published an interview on this site with Jack Zipes ...
Chalk Eagle posted on 05 Mar 2019
A small boy living in the city can only dream of the freedom of flying in the wide spaces of the sky..
The New Baby and Me! posted on 22 Feb 2019
What could be more exciting than the imminent arrival of a new baby in a family?
Mira’s Curly Hair posted on 20 Feb 2019
Young Mira has lots and lots of beautiful hair but even though it’s so lovely, she really doesn’t like it.
Maisie’s Scrapbook posted on 27 Jan 2019
This charming picture book is properly child-centred because Maisie’s point of view...
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 ...