Inspiring Young Readers
Tall Story posted on 16 Dec 2015
This is a very engaging blend of ordinariness and magic with underlying themes of home, family and friends...
The Other Side Of Truth posted on 11 Dec 2015
This award winning book is currently used in Year Six with ten year old children...
My Father Is A Polar Bear posted on 09 Dec 2015
Morpurgo uses his storytelling skills to draw the reader into his tale bymysteriously stating that his father was a polar bear
The Boy at the top of the Mountain posted on 29 Nov 2015
This writer is not afraid to write about difficult and highly controversial subjects ..
Bookworm: A Memoir of Childhood Reading posted on 29 Nov 2015
This is a little marvel of a book: in fact, it’s at least four books in one.
A Song For Ella Grey posted on 24 Nov 2015
David Almond is a creator of modern myths – perhaps most famously with his magnificent Skellig...
The Wind In The Willows posted on 19 Nov 2015
There are some books that have entered the culture at such a fundamental level that everyone thinks they know them...
Fairytales for Mr Barker posted on 18 Nov 2015
Is the ability to write and illustrate inherited or are individuals inspired and influenced by an environment....
The Librarian of Basra posted on 10 Nov 2015
This is a picture book loaded with so many meanings but one that is also lavishly illustrated and clearly written..
A Strange Land posted on 02 Nov 2015
This prolific and well loved author is no stranger to writing about difficult subjects. This time he gives us ...