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Eat this, Gove!

At the very start of the Easter holidays I wrote one of my ranty blog posts about how Gove had stolen our local primary school’s books… 260 more words

I, for one, am overjoyed by the progressive mindset shown by Usborne Books in this matter. When you think about it, does a cookbook or a puzzle book really need a gendered slant? 97 more words


Less Being More

One of the series of illustrations I’m doing for the Middleport Pottery project are short, three-panel comics showing how various jobs at the nineteenth-century pottery were done. 212 more words



Author: Retold by Alex Frith and Louie Stowell

Price: 12.99

Rate: 10/10

Blurb: viking warriors spurred each other on with epic sagas of dragon slaying heroes and giant smashing gods. 90 more words


(Tell me why) I don't like fiction

Once upon a time, and not so distant either, there was a child – actually there were plenty of children – who didn’t really like stories. 1,291 more words

Childrens Book Day

“Are those books for you?”

Peering into my sturdy box with side handles, a woman at the library scanned the 30+ book titles inside: Electronics in Action, Tadpole to Frog, Building a Better Mousetrap.   333 more words

Raising Five Boys

Easter is almost here!

We will start making deliveries tomorrow of the great Usborne Books Easter Baskets! Want to grab a basket filled with great books, cool toys and amazing gifts? 7 more words