From Tom Hanks to Philip Pullman, there is something for everyone this month.
Eleven-year-old Malcolm Polstead and his dæmon, Asta, live with his parents at the Trout Inn near Oxford. Across the River Thames (which Malcolm navigates often using his beloved canoe, a boat by the name of La Belle Sauvage) is the Godstow Priory where the nuns live. Malcolm learns they have a guest with them; a baby by the name of Lyra Belacqua . . .
It is with great sadness that the publishing industry comes to terms with the death of children’s book illustrator Kim Gamble. He died on Friday, aged 63.On February 23, 2016
From thrillers to romance, this month is brimming with debuts and well-recognised names.On July 11, 2016
Josephine Moon's first novel, The Tea Chest (2014), delighted readers with its strong heroine and enchanting story. It became an instant success. Her second novel, The Chocolate Promise (2015), was...On April 15, 2016
Quentin Blake’s illustrations have endeared him to fans worldwide. He made his name illustrating Roald Dahl stories and has continued to entertain children with his whimsical art.On December 15, 2012
By Sophia WhitfieldOn September 24, 2012
This week we are reading In Falling Snow by Mary-Rose MacColl.On November 8, 2012