Inspiring Young Readers
Paul : the hero of the fire posted on 31 Jan 2016
Back in the late 1960s and early 1970s, Puffin, the children’s arm of the Penguin publishing empire...
Aladdin's Picture Book posted on 27 Jan 2016
Walter Crane was one of the great innovative artists of the nineteenth century.
Young England: An Illustrated Magazine For Boys posted on 22 Jan 2016
In the summer of 1914 Britain was embarking on a war that the majority of the population thought would be over by Christmas
Treasure Island posted on 18 Jan 2016
I have to admit that I didn't read Treasure Island when I was a boy...
Movable Books posted on 10 Jan 2016
We have become quite accustomed to seeing interactive books aimed at children of all ages.
The Snow Queen posted on 03 Jan 2016
I love elaborate pop-up books.
Grandma posted on 30 Dec 2015
This book has already been subject to much acclaim from organisations like The Alzheimer’s Society because of its unusual..
The Bookshop On The Quay posted on 29 Dec 2015
A young boy leaves his home in the rural west of Ireland and heads to Dublin in search of his uncle Tim.
The Lion, the Unicorn and Me: The Donkeys Christmas Story posted on 24 Dec 2015
I am very keen on books in boxes and so was thrilled to get this limited, author signed edition as a Christmas present a few years ago.
Bill In A China Shop posted on 22 Dec 2015
OK, so Bill is a bull - an Edwardian bull at that - oh, and yes, he's literally in a china shop.