Inspiring Young Readers
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...
Book Jackets From The Letterpress Bookshelves posted on 11 Oct 2021
In this article we’ll be sharing the book jacket artwork created for two children’s books that we’ve collected over the years.
Reading at the table posted on 27 Sep 2021
Warning – this piece may upset people who believe that mealtimes are just for eating and talking together about everyone’s day...
Promising Pages: irrigating the book desert posted on 05 Sep 2021
Close friends of us here at the Letterpress Project - Kay and Michael Reid – left the UK over two decades ago....
Evadne Price and the Jane series posted on 26 Aug 2021
One of the most pleasurable things about obsessively hunting for second hand books in some unpromising and uncongenial junk shops....
A selection of recommended books for children that include stories about asylum seekers and refugees from around the world posted on 14 Jun 2021
A selection of recommended books for children that include stories about asylum seekers and refugees from around the world
Stories on screens posted on 23 May 2021
During the past peculiar year I have tried to kid myself that reading stories via a screen can be very satisfying.
The Paperbag Princess: A Fairytale Worthy of Our Daughters posted on 11 Apr 2021
Guest reviewer, Joanna Lim thinks about how 'The Paper Bag Princess' by Robert Munsch provides a strong message about gender equality
Finding old friends a new home: pleasure or pain? posted on 28 Mar 2021
My name is Karen and I am a self-confessed book hoarder.
Why do adults worry about ‘easy’ children’s books? posted on 29 Sep 2020
It is well known that many teachers, librarians and English academics do not approve of books for children written by Enid Blyton.