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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

I Wonder Who

This is a beautiful interactive book to read to toddlers age 2 – 5 years old.  They have to guess who the animal is.  Then they can open the flap to find who it is.  54 more words


Book Review: “The Lucy Variations” by Sara Zarr, Usborne (2013)

Lucy Beck-Moreau once had a promising future as a concert pianist.  The right people knew her name, her performances were booked months in advance, and her future seemed certain. 507 more words

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