With a bumper eleven books under my belt this month, and the restart of Readers’ Circle, I can’t but start this monthly check-in with a round-up of books. 1,329 more words
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Celebrate 50 whipple-scrumptious years of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, hosted by former Blue Peter presenter Helen Skelton, the show will be streaming live to schools all around the world from the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, home of the… 162 more words
It’s fair to say that this summer our team have been out and about all over the place, but we’ve not just been on our holidays, oh no – we’ve managed to attend and work at some brilliant Literary Festivals too! 595 more words
Illustration has found a new home near Kings Cross and this inaugural Quentin Blake exhibition is the perfect housewarming.
It is impossible to separate Blake from his magical and fruitful collaboration with Roald Dahl, and a good chunk of the work on show is from such classics as The Twits and The BFG. 206 more words
You might need to consider this picture book seriously before you unleash it on an unsuspecting audience. My five-year-old niece was my test subject, and she has been known to make me skip pages in the past when they’ve contained images she thinks are scary. 132 more words