Inspiring Older Readers
British Prints from the Machine Age posted on 10 Jan 2018
The experience of the First World War and the growing certainty and collective fear that there would be a second seems to have made the inter-war years...
Joan Hassall posted on 02 Jan 2018
Is there an illustrative art form that’s more under-rated than that of the wood engraver and printer?
Children’s Book Covers posted on 27 Dec 2017
Alan Powers has pretty much cornered the market on these large format, colourful and informative books about books.
Women Photographers at National Geographic posted on 24 Dec 2017
Here’s a conundrum for you. When photography books are so expensive....
The Haunted Tea-Cosy posted on 19 Dec 2017
Given my distinctly Scrooge-like attitude towards Christmas, this is probably not the site to come to for Yuletide bonhomie
As Kingfishers Catch Fire posted on 17 Dec 2017
It’s not the least bit surprising to discover that the combination of Alex Preston’s words and Neil Gowers artwork landed As Kingfishers Catch Fire a ...
The Mediterranean posted on 13 Dec 2017
This is one of the most powerful and emotional books about refugees and asylum-seekers that I have ever read.
I See A City: Todd Webb’s New York posted on 02 Dec 2017
This is one of those truly stunning photographic collections that art publishers, Thames and Hudson, do so very well.
Norse Myths : Tales of Odin, Thor and Loki posted on 19 Nov 2017
Kevin Crossley-Holland is a master storyteller who over the years has been the definitive re-interpreter of myth from many lands
Black Fire! New Spirits! posted on 16 Nov 2017
Let’s suppose you know nothing of the history of the Black civil rights movement in the USA during the 1960s and 1970s.