Inspiring Young Readers
Can Picture Books explain the WW1 Armistice Centenary to younger readers? posted on 11 Nov 2018
There is no getting away from the fact that war and its many consequences are ugly and painful.
The Pleasure of Pop-ups posted on 06 Nov 2018
There is something very special about working with seven and eight year olds.
Why I love libraries….even though my relationship with them has been a difficult one posted on 02 Nov 2018
Let me start by saying that I love libraries and everything they stand for...
Children’s books and the adult reader posted on 26 Oct 2018
During this year’s Cheltenham Literary Festival I went along to hear the great children’s book author and illustrator, Helen Oxenbury......
Championing children’s books: a conversation with Neil and Sue from Child’s Play (International) Ltd. posted on 13 Sep 2018
A conversation with Neil and Sue from Child’s Play (International) Ltd.
Enjoying books with little Lucy posted on 10 Sep 2018
I was recently browsing my book collection for ones that my daughter Lucy liked when she was about six years old in 1979.
Diversity in children’s books in Britain? A personal, experiential examination posted on 07 Sep 2018
Guest author, Anna Gurevitch writes about the impact of her cultural heritage on her love of books and calls for more diversity in in children's publishing
Caring For The Careworn: Sad-Faced Boy posted on 04 Sep 2018
If you are a book collector or you are in the process of building up your own personal library, you may have looked for advice ...
A Reading For Pleasure Manifesto posted on 02 Sep 2018
A Reading For Pleasure Manifesto by Andy Seed
Raising a Reader: Boden at two years old posted on 26 Aug 2018
I am delighted to tell you that my two year old grandson still really loves his books.