Inspiring Young Readers
The Sorry Tale of Fox and Bear posted on 08 Feb 2018
Old Barn Books is an independent publisher that prides itself on selecting books with ‘clear writing, enhanced with evocative imagery’ ...
Kaya’s Heart Song posted on 01 Feb 2018
As soon as I saw the cover of this beautiful picture book I was captivated.
Soonchild posted on 22 Jan 2018
This is a strangely compelling story which, at first, I found quite difficult to tune into.
The Night Gardener posted on 09 Jan 2018
I was first attracted to this strangely haunting picture book by the cover which shows a young boy looking up at a tree ....
You’re Safe With Me posted on 07 Jan 2018
The first word that came to mind when I first saw this picture book was ‘sumptuous’
Lucky Button posted on 05 Jan 2018
I am always delighted to find another collaboration between one of the best modern storytellers, Michael Morpurgo and one of my favourite illustrators..
Mrs Noah’s Pockets posted on 03 Jan 2018
Normally when I sit down to write a review of a Jackie Morris book I’m trying to think of new superlatives to describe her beautiful and striking artwork
Children’s Book Covers posted on 27 Dec 2017
Alan Powers has pretty much cornered the market on these large format, colourful and informative books about books.
Jemmy Button posted on 23 Dec 2017
Told with the minimum amount of words, this book is an unusual collaboration between two illustrators who met online.
Hopscotch and the Christmas Tree posted on 15 Dec 2017
I am delighted to tell you that I have discovered another fictional world that I would love to visit.