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Inspired by Boredom – writers recommend it!

Last Saturday I was on a panel with other authors and one of the questions the audience asked was ‘What inspired you to start writing stories?’ 394 more words


Brighton Definitely Rocks Books

I just had to post this sketch of me reading at the Brighton Rocks Books event at the Jubilee Library in Brighton last weekend.

I knew that the… 40 more words


Children's Laureate Display

Third new display for the library, matching of course!

Chris Riddell, Children’s Laureate display, complete with an original sketch by Chris, given to us at the School Librarian of the Year awards in October 2014. 70 more words

Children's Books

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