Inspiring Young Readers
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.
Why real books are always better than lists posted on 21 Jul 2019
The internet provides quick and easy access to comprehensive lists of books relating to all kinds of genres and topics.
Mommy, what will school be like? Taking a look at the portrayal of Reception Classes in picture books posted on 14 Jul 2019
There is no doubt that the world of picture books often romanticizes reality......
Classic Covers: Five Children and It posted on 02 Jul 2019
This first Puffin Books paperback edition of the E. Nesbit classic, published in 1959, marks an important moment in the history of Puffin Book design.