Inspiring Young Readers
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
Beardy Dads Galore! posted on 18 Jun 2017
When I was a little girl in the 1950s and early 1960s, children's picture books showed mostly conventional fathers ...
The Children’s Book Signing: A Most Dangerous Enterprise posted on 09 Jun 2017
Have you ever seen those occasional bits of television reportage that tend to pop on slow news day?
Stories on the train posted on 13 May 2017
I have always travelled a lot by train as I don't drive and usually find the experience to be a good one as long as I have plenty to do...
Memories of Galldora posted on 10 May 2017
Those of you that like browsing charity shops will recognise how variable this experience can be when looking for children's books.
Discovering Peter Pan posted on 28 Apr 2017
I currently have twenty five different editions of Peter Pan, some of which are abridged, and I dithered over which one to read.
A pack of delightful picture book dogs posted on 16 Apr 2017
My grandson is only nine months old but is already besotted with dogs...
Omitting the F Word: Parental Censorship of Picture Books posted on 13 Apr 2017
The Letterpress Project is delighted to be able to reproduce this article was originally published on Picture Book Den,
Girls’ Annuals and Story Books – Built To Last posted on 26 Mar 2017
I don’t know if children had much bigger stockings in late Victorian and Edwardian Britain .....
The Japanese Fairy Tale Series published by Hasegawa Takejirō posted on 16 Mar 2017
Originally published by Hasegawa Takejirō in 1885.........