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The Artist Who Painted a Blue Horse by Eric Carle

The Artist Who Painted a Blue Horse is a deceptively simple book that, on first read, seems to be nothing more than a collection of boldly colourful animals purportedly painted by the boy in the book, who declares on the very first page: “I am an artist.”

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Butterflies are a symbol of beauty, light and life. Seeing them fly through my garden in spring always lifts my spirits and renews my faith in the universe; I think, if the butterflies are still here then we must be doing… 277 more words


Character Interview - Boy & Monster from Monster Needs His Sleep

To help kick off the release of Monster Needs His Sleep, the second book in the Monster & Me series, Kid Lit Reviews is thrilled to have Monster and the young man who keeps Monster on the straight and narrow. 859 more words

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Dinosaurs BEFORE Dark? That's Just Madness: Magic Tree House #1 Chapters 1-3

If you’re anything like Matt and me, sometimes as much as we love mocking books like Fifty Shades or Beautiful/Walking Disaster, we need a bit of a palate cleanser before starting the next truly awful series, as Matt so eloquently put it when we were discussing the BBGT calendar. 1,044 more words


On encountering books in real life

I went to Melbourne last weekend, and in one of its many bookshops I discovered a reissued publication of a Diana Wynne Jones book I hadn’t read, so the last week I have been sucked into a Diana Wynne Jones reading frenzy. 227 more words

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Five children's books with the best leadership lessons for adults

Managers may rely on a multitude of tropes but seldom do we hear them encouraging their teams to “ride the wise eagle.”

Yet their workers could chase away  640 more words

An eBook with two rabbits loose in the McGregors' garden? A seriously funny mess!

Benjamin Bunny, the cousin of Peter Rabbit, was inspired in a real rabbit, the first that belonged to Beatrix Potter. “He is an abject coward”, she wrote, “but believes in bluster, could stare our old dog out of countenance, chase a cat that has turned tail.” He was also a very handsome rabbit. 24 more words

Beatrix Potter