Inspiring Young Readers
In Fairy Land posted on 06 Dec 2015
I thought I should share something hot from the shop...
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz posted on 03 Dec 2015
There's nothing quite as invigorating as a book that sets out to break down the expectations of the reader.
Wild Swans posted on 29 Oct 2015
It is a very long time since I read this story, originally told by Hans Christian Anderson and I had forgotten...
Alphabet posted on 04 Oct 2015
I have a big collection of alphabet books and this is one that is probably aimed at adults rather than children...
The Margaret Tarrant Story Book posted on 27 Sep 2015
We were out bumbling around the bookshops not too long ago when we stumbled on a 1948 reprint of The Margaret Tarrant Story Book
A Lion in Paris posted on 26 Sep 2015
The physical dimensions of this visually stunning book are unconventionally huge for a children's book...
In the Land of Oz posted on 12 Aug 2015
Most people know the classic tale of the Wizard of Oz and in most bookshops you will find at least one reprint of the L Frank Baum original version and
The Dwindling Party posted on 11 Aug 2015
Can anyone resist a pop-up book? Not me. Especially when the pop-up illustrates a slight verse from the twisted imagination of Edward Gorey,
The Invention of Hugo Cabret posted on 28 Jul 2015
I would imagine that there are more people familiar with Martin Scorsese's movie, Hugo, than they are with the original book...
The Sleeping Beauty posted on 28 Jul 2015
It may be a case of false memory but when I first started buying second-hand books....