Inspiring Young Readers
Stories on screens posted on 23 May 2021
During the past peculiar year I have tried to kid myself that reading stories via a screen can be very satisfying.
The Paperbag Princess: A Fairytale Worthy of Our Daughters posted on 11 Apr 2021
Guest reviewer, Joanna Lim thinks about how 'The Paper Bag Princess' by Robert Munsch provides a strong message about gender equality
Finding old friends a new home: pleasure or pain? posted on 28 Mar 2021
My name is Karen and I am a self-confessed book hoarder.
Why do adults worry about ‘easy’ children’s books? posted on 29 Sep 2020
It is well known that many teachers, librarians and English academics do not approve of books for children written by Enid Blyton.
Puffin and Panting – a collectors update posted on 30 Aug 2020
I’m a reader who is addicted to hardback books. I love the feel of them, the smell of them – I love their substance.
Why should we value factual books for children? posted on 17 Aug 2020
Friend of the Letterpress Project, Andy Seed has kindly sent us a copy of one of his recent blog posts ...
The Cinderella Magic Wand Book posted on 03 Jul 2020
In 1856 the Stephenson Group was formed in Bradford, Yorkshire, “originally manufacturing soap based agents for the processing of wool...
A selection of recommended books for children that include stories about asylum seekers and refugees from around the world posted on 15 Jun 2020
A selection of recommended books for children that include stories about asylum seekers and refugees from around the world
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