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Odd friends

You can be odd in different ways. You can be simply odd. Or you are odd because there’s only one of you (and I think this is so unfair; you don’t always have to be a pair). 206 more words


Blue Monster Wants It All!

Blue Monster Wants It All!
Jeanne Willis and Jenni Desmond
Little Tiger Press

We live in a throwaway, consumer society where the desire for the new, and the notion that the next thing is always better, tend to prevail. 240 more words

Picture Books

Susan Laughs by Jeanne Willis and Tony Ross

Susan Laughs is an adorable picture book for little ones that poignantly illustrates what so often happens when able-bodied individuals undertake disabled protagonists with little to no interaction with or input from disabled individuals. 306 more words

Book Review: Wild Child / Jeanne Willis / Illus. Lorna Freytag

Published by Walker Books

I wonder, do you know a Wild Child? For that matter, are you secretly, a Wild Child? I have a feeling that anyone can be one, at any age… 74 more words

Book Review

Stardust / In My Room

Jeanne Willis and Briony May-Smith
Nosy Crow

For the little girl narrator of the story, it’s deeply upsetting being the sister of someone who always seems to be the star of the show where family members are concerned, other than Grandad, that is. 318 more words

Picture Books

Book Review: Stardust / Jeanne Willis Illus. Briony May Smith / 5 - Adult

Published by Nosy Crow.

This is a super picture book all about those times when

other people

are told they are ‘a star’. Whether because they have done well at school, found something that was missing or for any other reason. 204 more words


Picture this

My Photographer – aka Daughter – was here over Easter. This meant I could take her to do the honours at Lari Don’s event, leaving me not only with free hands to take notes, but with some much better photos than I can take. 496 more words