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Chris Riddell Display at Brompton Library

Christian, Brompton Library Customer Services Assistant, writes…

Chris Riddell was appointed Children’s Laureate in June in recognition of his prolific body of work as an illustrator and writer of children’s literature. 136 more words


Ottoline and the Yellow Cat - Chris Riddell

 To begin with who wouldn’t want to pick up this book and take a look; the cover is so appealing.

Ottoline is a girl who lives with her best friend Mr Munroe; a Norwegian bog creature.  102 more words

Children's Books

Another study on language and reading!

Yet another study has been completed by the ‘Read On, Get On’ campaign, looking at infant language skills.  (You can read the full report here; … 231 more words

Children's Books

Brighton Rocks Books!

In fact, everywhere rocks books, but Brighton, my hometown on the South coast of England, will be positively blaring out bookish love on the 11th July… 364 more words

Rights of the Reader

Having read this book approximately 3 years ago, and finding it full of useful ways to coax reluctant readers back, I displayed the poster of ‘the rights of the reader’ in the school library. 363 more words


Goth Girl and the Fete Worse Than Death by Chris Riddell: A Book Review

I have had Chris Riddell’s, Goth Girl and the Fete Worse Than Death on my to read pile for quite some time now.  It is the sequel to the wonderful: Goth Girl and the Ghost of A Mouse, which I absolutely adored.   701 more words

Children's Authors

Author/Illustrator Visits

I’ve just read an article in the Telegraph which has quite annoyed me!

‘Boom time for children’s books as sales soar, but where are readers?’ is the title of the article ( 348 more words

Children's Books