Inspiring Young Readers
Sea Prayer posted on 03 Oct 2018
All wars generate their own body of literature – sometimes elegiac or reflective, sometimes jingoistic or triumphal
Sherlock and the Baskerville Beast posted on 27 Sep 2018
In this new picture story book from the US/Italian team of Corrine Gosling and Andrea Alemanno, have plenty of fun with the whole Sherlock Holmes heritage.
Sing To The Moon posted on 25 Sep 2018
This latest, beautiful offering from Lantana Publishing takes us into the life of a young boy in Uganda.
The Flower posted on 03 Sep 2018
In a small room, in a big grey city full of sad and colourless people, lives Brigg who works in a library
WatAdventure in Australia posted on 27 Aug 2018
What young child hasn’t dreamed about going on a magical night time adventure with their toys?
Beyond the Fence posted on 20 Aug 2018
I’m a sucker for an anthropomorphic pig and children’s picture books can always be relied on to come up with some of the very best examples.
Polonius the Pit Pony posted on 06 Aug 2018
I was eager to read this picture book with a text by Richard O’Neill, a storyteller of renown from a traveller heritage....
Home and Dry posted on 30 Jul 2018
I just love children’s books that are - (what shall I call them?) - a touch eccentric.
Is it a Mermaid? posted on 28 Jul 2018
When is a mermaid not a mermaid? And what exactly is a mermaid anyway?
Clive and his Babies posted on 25 Jul 2018
I am very fond of Clive, a gentle, sensitive, imaginative little boy who has now starred in several picture board books published by Child’s Play