Inspiring Young Readers
Update: The mystery of the unidentified children’s books posted on 22 May 2022
Regular guest reviewer, Alun Severn helps solve the mystery of the unidentified children's books
The mystery of the unidentified children’s books posted on 18 May 2022
Every now and again when we’re out book hunting we stumble on something we’ve never seen before...
In bed with Enid Blyton and the mumps posted on 15 May 2022
I have written elsewhere on this site about the fact that I was never much of a reader until my mid to late teens ...
Off to the North posted on 08 May 2022
This odd – and I think quite rare – children’s book has no acknowledged author ...
'Wild Things and Gold Rings' is back posted on 14 Mar 2022
'Wild Things and Gold Rings' is back Like most people I have found the last two years very frustrating in terms of not being able to do ordinary, taken for
White Horses by Eric Ravilious and Anne Pattullo: recreating Eric Ravilious’s “lost Puffin” posted on 31 Jan 2022
Guest writer, Alun Severn admires the careful recreation of what was thought to be a lost classic Puffin title.
Unconsidered and Undervalued: children’s book illustration posted on 10 Jan 2022
Just recently here at Letterpress we’ve been taking time to dust and reorganise the extensive illustrated children’s book collection.
Grandmothers in picture books posted on 06 Jan 2022
I have been collecting picture books featuring grandmothers for several years ....
From the Letterpress Project Bookshelves: Purnell’s Golden Picture Classics series posted on 08 Nov 2021
I have to make full declaration right at the outset of this article – I really don’t know very much at all about this series of books...
Puffin Picture Books: a revolutionary idea in children’s publishing posted on 18 Oct 2021
I’ve recently had the good fortune to come across a number of original children’s books in the Puffin Picture Book series...