Inspiring Young Readers
Stitch posted on 08 Feb 2024
I would guess that Pádraig Kenny’s Stitch will always draw comparisons with Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein ...
A Way to the Stars posted on 06 Feb 2024
If you’re lucky enough to live outside the big city and the sky isn’t its usual cloudy canopy, you’ll see a magnificent blanket of stars .....
Jane Eyre, abridged for Young Readers posted on 05 Feb 2024
I would imagine that it is quite daunting for an author to be asked to abridge a much loved classic text such as this.
Can I Sit in the Middle? posted on 01 Feb 2024
There are now so many splendid board books for very young children on the market that a publisher needs to work hard to attract the attention of the adult
Talented Children Draw Jack and the Bear Who Hates Egg Sandwiches posted on 30 Jan 2024
I have loved reading Julie Fulton's picture book ever since I was sent a review copy ....
Seven Days posted on 29 Jan 2024
Although it was a very long time ago, I remember that being sixteen was fraught with anxieties and impatience for proper grown up
Do You Remember? posted on 25 Jan 2024
When everything is changing around you and you’re feeling vulnerable and a little bit lost, it’s comforting to be able to fall back on shared memories
Ice Journey of the Polar Bear posted on 23 Jan 2024
Some of the most distressing and powerful images of climate change that most of us have seen are the pictures of forlorn and bedraggled Polar Bears
Groosham Grange, The Graphic Novel posted on 22 Jan 2024
This successful series of books about a very unusual school has already been made into a movie and now has new life as a graphic novel.
The Puppets of Spelhorst posted on 19 Jan 2024
Much lauded U.S. children’s author, Kate DiCamillo has produced a beautifully polished gem of a story...