Inspiring Young Readers
Caldicott Place posted on 27 Nov 2018
Caldicott Place by Noel Streatfeild Any book written by Noel Streatfeild immediately makes me feel safe and cosy. A lot of this is down to nostalgia becaus
Secret Friends posted on 23 Nov 2018
I wonder how many of you were given the classic classroom creative-writing task of writing ‘A day in the life of a penny’....
That’s Why I Love Minecraft posted on 18 Nov 2018
Crazes come and go but part of their enduring appeal for their younger adherents is that most adults don’t really get them.
Where Shall We Run To?: A memoir posted on 16 Nov 2018
Alan Garner’s memoir of his childhood before secondary school is a remarkable piece of writing.
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.
Alienated: Grounded at Groom Lake posted on 09 Nov 2018
This is the first book in a new adventure series aimed at readers aged nine and above by award winning US author, Jeff Norton
Virus posted on 08 Nov 2018
This is the second book in the Virtual Kombat series ...
Mary and Frankenstein posted on 05 Nov 2018
What an absolute gem of a picture book this is!
White Feather posted on 04 Nov 2018
This year’s World War One Armistice centenary commemoration has produced a flurry of excellent children’s books
Stay A Little Longer posted on 29 Oct 2018
This is a story that’s full of very difficult issues – issues that need to be handled with care and skill – but don’t let that put you off...