Inspiring Young Readers
My Mindful A to Zen posted on 21 Oct 2021
I already have twenty five very different illustrated alphabet books in my personal collection but none that use haikus with a theme of mindfulness
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...
The Wall and the Wild posted on 07 Oct 2021
Putting a child at the centre of a story with an all important role in influencing the wider community is something I always admire.
Violet’s Tempest posted on 30 Sep 2021
Lantana Publishing’s mission to bring us the very best in illustrated children’s books is given a boost by this beautiful and sensitive story
Once Upon a Tune: Stories from the Orchestra posted on 09 Sep 2021
Alongside his work creating wonderful books such as Mrs Noah’s Pockets and Mrs Noah’s Garden, this prolific author/ illustrator works with a huge variety
Titania and Oberon posted on 18 Aug 2021
There are times when the reissue of a book isn’t just a rediscovery of an otherwise dormant nugget of publishing history but an act of genuine artistic end
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...