Inspiring Young Readers
Gently, Bentley posted on 15 Aug 2019
I wish I had a pound coin for every time I heard my mom or dad try and temper my childhood over-enthusiasm...
Zero the Hero posted on 12 Aug 2019
At first glance you might wonder what is so interesting about this board and cloth-bound children’s squib, Zero the Hero....
Child of St Kilda posted on 07 Aug 2019
This stunningly evocative picture book from Beth Waters takes my award for the most beautifully curated book I’ve seen so far this year
Old Man of the Sea posted on 31 Jul 2019
The ever creative Lantana Publishing have brought us a beautiful picture book by the Brazilian partnership of Stella Elia and Weberson Santiago.
The Missing Bookshop posted on 22 Jul 2019
One of the great things about any independent bookshop is that it can, with a little effort and imagination, become a crucial part of the community it serv
The Happiness Tree posted on 16 Jul 2019
The overall design of this sumptuous picture book implies a deep love of the natural world...
The Princess Blankets posted on 30 May 2019
This really does qualify as a beautiful book in just about every sense of that phrase.
The Poetical Institute's Peculiar Powers of Vegetables and Fruit posted on 15 May 2019
If you know a child who loathes leeks, hates haricot beans, finds radishes revolting or is sickened by swedes, this may well be the book you need ...
High Street posted on 08 Apr 2019
Guest writer, Alun Severn considers the exquisite charm of the pre-chain store High Street as imagined by Richards and Ravilious
Tales of Wonder posted on 22 Mar 2019
Back in June of last year we published an interview on this site with Jack Zipes ...