Inspiring Young Readers
Oops! posted on 17 May 2020
Translated from the French in 2010 by Thomas Connors, this striking picture book can’t really be missed.
Mister T.V. : The story of John Logie Baird posted on 08 May 2020
What was the most important and influential invention of the Twentieth Century?
The Bear Who Went To War posted on 01 May 2020
The real world sometimes throws up stories that even the most fertile imagination might reject as too unlikely to be true.
Storybook Culture: the art of popular children’s books posted on 28 Apr 2020
I should say from the outset that this is a book about American children’s books....
Howl’s Moving Castle posted on 23 Apr 2020
The informative introduction to this beautiful Folio Society edition of this novel is by Marcus Sedgwick ...
Dizzy posted on 19 Apr 2020
I’ve commented before on this site about just how top notch the US publishing industry seems to be at commissioning and publishing non-fiction
Issun-Bōshi posted on 28 Mar 2020
One of my great fantasy wishes in terms of books would be to stumble on a batch of original Japanese children’s books ..
One World, Many Colours posted on 26 Mar 2020
In grim times you really need to be reminded of just how astonishing and beautiful the world around us can be.
The House on East 88th Street posted on 06 Mar 2020
The House on East 88th Street by Bernard Waber Here in the UK we are perhaps less aware of Bernard Waber’s contribution to children’s literature than they
I am Brown posted on 03 Mar 2020
If you’re tired – like I am – of the way brown skin is so often associated with deficit models...