Inspiring Young Readers
A Postcard to Ollis posted on 05 Dec 2019
The cover picture of a jolly looking hairy man cradling a tiny baby in his huge arms really appealed to me for some reason.
Katherine Johnson: a life story posted on 03 Dec 2019
Leila Rasheed's enthralling biography of Katherine Johnson also tells the story of the exploration of space
Circus Girl posted on 28 Nov 2019
This charming picture book is one for all of you who, like me as a child, harboured the secret, romantic desire to join the circus.
Stories For Little Comrades posted on 26 Nov 2019
At a time when politics in one form or another seems inescapable, the idea that we might at least find some temporary respite...
Cyborg posted on 23 Nov 2019
Cyborg is the high-octane conclusion to Chris Bradford’s hugely enjoyable Virtual Kombat trilogy – and it doesn’t disappoint.
Astrid and the Sky Calf posted on 19 Nov 2019
Picture books produced by the wonderful Child’s Play International Publishers are built around certain assumptions ....
Shadow posted on 16 Nov 2019
I’ve got rather used to saying that I’ve just read another beautiful book from Lantana Publishing ....
Catch that Cough posted on 14 Nov 2019
Maisy is a lively young girl with a problem because she just can’t seem to learn how to ‘catch her cough’.
Seven Ghosts posted on 10 Nov 2019
When it comes to spine-chillers for younger readers, you just can’t be in better hands than Chris Priestley's
Rise Up! The Art of Protest posted on 07 Nov 2019
Jo Rippon has worked in with Amnesty International to develop a book, ostensibly for a teen market, that introduces its readers to the idea of protest