How can a Holiday Book Club contribute to children’s reading for pleasure? posted on 02 Sep 2015
This fascinating student dissertation tells the story of how her two children enjoyed reading books as a result of attending the Newman Holiday Book Club
Shaping attitudes: How literature influences perceptions of disability posted on 02 Sep 2015
This essay discusses the examples of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night time; The Fault in our Stars and several picture books
Families of prisoners in children's literature posted on 04 Aug 2015
Families of prisoners in children’s literature Children’s literature has a part to play in helping to transmit and shape dominant social attitudes ...
How children's fiction helps to uphold gender stereotypes - especially within the family unit posted on 04 Aug 2015
How children’s fiction helps to uphold gender stereotypes, especially within the family unit This paper looks at...
Paranoic Customers and Dead Blue-Bottles : Why George Orwell was wrong about second hand bookshops posted on 14 Jul 2015
At a conference entitled Resurrecting The Book at the (then) new public library in Birmingham in 2013