Inspiring Young Readers
Letterbox Library: a children's booksellers celebrating equality and diversity posted on 07 Apr 2020
Letterbox Library is a 36-year-old, not-for-profit, children’s booksellers specialising in children’s books which celebrate equality and diversity.
The social construction of childhood: explored with reference to Refugee Boy by Benjamin Zephaniah posted on 17 Feb 2020
The social construction of childhood: explored with reference to Refugee Boy by Benjamin Zephaniah by Lauren Dark
The social construction of childhood: explored with reference to Jacqueline Wilson’s ‘The Illustrated Mum’. posted on 09 Feb 2020
The social construction of childhood: explored with reference to Jacqueline Wilson’s ‘The Illustrated Mum’ by Harriet Hill
Old or New? posted on 18 Jan 2020
I have just found a 1950s original of ‘Tim and Charlotte’ by Edward Ardizzone and paid the absurdly small price of £4 for it.
Two autumn picture board books ideal for the season posted on 04 Nov 2019
I have rather a romantic view about the season of autumn and really love those rare days with a slight chill
Ethan Argent, the nine year old International Reading Ambassador posted on 13 Oct 2019
I was delighted when my nine year old nephew suggested that it was a good idea to read some books to children whilst on holiday visiting family in Uganda.
Growing Up In A House Without Books posted on 07 Sep 2019
A summary of research published by the University of Nevada, Reno in 2010...
When is a book not a ‘proper’ book? posted on 27 Aug 2019
I am often to be found happily browsing the Children’s section of large bookshops trying to make a decision about my next capture.
The Power of Poetry posted on 18 Aug 2019
Guest author, comedy performance poet, author and entertainer, Neal Zetter shares his thoughts on the power of poetry
Positive about gender posted on 06 Aug 2019
Guest contributor, Julia Neall thinks about the way women and girls are represented in a selection of modern children's books.