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Day 163: Review - Poles Apart

This book has been in our #tbr pile for what seems like forever, so I was very glad to see T finally pick out Poles Apart, by Jeanne Willis and Jarvis, for tonight’s bedtime story. 291 more words


Books about Books!

On 6th June, CILIP and the School Library Association are launching a campaign to get school libraries made an essential part of every Ofsted inspection, with funding for schools to nurture library staff. 466 more words

Friday Reads

Day 92 Review: Boa's Bad Birthday

We are coming towards the end of our first library haul (and due another trip) so it was a good thing that T picked out Boa’s Bad Birthday, by Jeanne Willis and Tony Ross, for tonight’s bedtime story. 255 more words


Not Just a Book / A Couch for Llama

Not Just a Book
Jeanne Willis and Tony Ross
Andersen Press

A book is for reading, yes certainly, but according to Jeanne Willis and Tony Ross’s latest offering, books can sometimes be so much more. 383 more words

Picture Books

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