Inspiring Young Readers
Ellie and the Cat posted on 10 Feb 2019
To be honest, Ellie is not a very likeable child at first and I can just imagine young readers expressing outrage at her overall crossness...
The Boy and the Globe posted on 06 Feb 2019
Ever wondered how you might get a younger reader – maybe someone aged 7-10 – interested in Shakespeare?
Lightening Chase Me Home posted on 02 Feb 2019
Home-schooled Amelia has a rather lonely life with her Da and Granpa on stormy Dark Muir Island,..
Lark posted on 23 Jan 2019
Anthony McGowan’s highly regarded trilogy of books, Brock, Pike and Rook introduced us to the brothers Nicky and Kenny ...
Revolt against the Romans posted on 13 Jan 2019
I stumbled across this compelling story in a bookshop in Bath recently, hoping to find fiction relating to Ancient Rome
William posted on 04 Jan 2019
William Brown is one of those characters from fiction who became part of the cultural landscape of generations of young readers...
Born to Be Posthumous: The Eccentric Life and Mysterious Genius of Edward Gorey posted on 01 Jan 2019
This is the first full length biography of Edward (Ted) Gorey...
Veronica Twitch: Double Bubble Girl Band Trouble posted on 28 Dec 2018
This first book in the series about Veronica Twitch, the Fabulous Witch and her two best friends, Figgy and Pru will enthral young girls
Ossiri and the Bala Mengro posted on 08 Dec 2018
Set in the Traveller community, this is a delightful story with a rather dark little twist at the end.
One Snowy Night posted on 05 Dec 2018
When snow falls across the world, it becomes the background landscape for some magical experiences ...