Inspiring Young Readers
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 ...
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.