Inspiring Young Readers
Antony Maitland posted on 08 Apr 2018
I was recently reorganising books on the new shelves we’ve had built and I was pulling together our collection of historical adventures
Albert Uderzo : the man who drew Asterix posted on 04 Mar 2018
Born in France in 1927, Uderzo’s parents were originally from Italy...
Michael Hague posted on 17 Jan 2018
Michael Hague is a prolific and highly renowned American illustrator and writer of children’s books
Eric Carle posted on 05 Dec 2017
One of my dreams is to visit the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art in Amherst, Massachusetts, USA and to see some of this artist’s paintings
Robert Sabuda posted on 01 Nov 2017
Book illustrator or paper engineer? Who cares? Robert Sabuda is king of pop-up books ...
Walter Trier posted on 22 Oct 2017
Those who have heard of Walter Trier will probably know him pretty much exclusively as the man who illustrated Erich Kästner’s Emil books.
Sue Heap posted on 17 Sep 2017
I don’t have many claims to fame but perhaps one I do have is that this illustrator was in my class at a secondary convent school ...
Margery Gill posted on 24 Aug 2017
Anyone who loves the great Oxford University Press children’s classics or those fabulous vintage Puffin books of the 1960s and 70s ....
Hilda Boswell posted on 03 Aug 2017
Boswell was born in Hackney in 1903 into a comfortable middle class background – her father was a well-established architect.
Children’s Book Illustrators in India posted on 09 Jul 2017
Telling Tales: Children’s literature in India is a 1995 volume of essays edited by Amit Dasgupta and containing a short but interesting essay by Mohini Rao