Inspiring Young Readers
10 Stories To Make A Difference posted on 24 Jun 2021
I was delighted to receive two examples of books published by the children’s literature development agency Pop Up .
The Roller-Coaster Ride posted on 10 Jun 2021
As a keen collector of books featuring grandparents, I was very pleased when this review copy arrived.
Sienna Starts School posted on 02 Jun 2021
I have written before about how picture books can be very helpful in preparing children when entering the strange and unfamiliar world of school.
Escape: One day we had to run posted on 17 May 2021
It’s a sad fact that history shows us that all too often people find themselves the subject of oppression and persecution...
Coyote’s Soundbite posted on 06 May 2021
Lantana Publishing is an innovative company that can always be relied upon to produce stunning picture books.
The Circus Book posted on 30 Apr 2021
When I was a child I lived in a working class suburb of Birmingham on a road that formed one boundary line of a local park ....
Bea by the Sea posted on 28 Apr 2021
I’m a big fan of picture books about children who have books at the centre of their little lives.
Science and Me posted on 04 Apr 2021
Following on from the very wonderful Peace and Me, Ali Winter and Mickaël El Fathi have teamed up again
En-or-mous-ly Brave posted on 01 Apr 2021
As I very much enjoyed the first unusual book by this imaginative author/ illustrator, I was keen to see the next one.
Storm Dragon posted on 19 Mar 2021
Storm Dragon by Dianne Hofmeyr, illustrated by Carol Thompson Over the years I have amassed lots of picture books featuring grandparents