Inspiring Young Readers
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
Pauline Baynes posted on 26 Jun 2017
I find it almost impossible to think about C.S. Lewis’s Nania fantasy without the drawings of Pauline Baynes...
Garth Williams posted on 16 Jun 2017
Garth Williams may not be a name that readily springs into your mind when it comes to naming the great children’s book illustrators.
Tomie de Paola posted on 02 Jun 2017
This prolific much loved American illustrator has now illustrated over 250 picture and chapter books ...
Eric Winter posted on 18 May 2017
I’ve never been a big reader of Ladybird books: at the age I might have been reading them I was much more interested in comics.
Jean de Brunhoff. posted on 05 Apr 2017
The name of Jean de Brunhof is synonymous with one fantastic creation – Babar the Elephant.
H.A. and Margret Rey posted on 20 Mar 2017
This husband and wife team are probably best known for their cheeky monkey creation Curious George...
Chris Van Allsburg posted on 24 Feb 2017
I have to admit that I came to Van Allsburg’s illustrations and children’s books quite late.
Mabel Lucie Attwell posted on 03 Feb 2017
Mabel Lucie Attwell (1879 – 1964 ) has a drawing style that has made her one of the most instantly recognisable children’s book illustrators