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What We're Reading Wednesday: Greenaway Shortlist - Willy's Stories

Every time I walk through these doors something incredible happens. I go on AMAZING adventures.

Come with me and I’ll show you…”

Thus begins Willy’s Stories…

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Favorite Illustrators

When it came to finding my drawing style, I had took to studying the Master and finding illustrators whose style spoke to me. To figure that out, I studied the patterns and little tendencies I had when it came to drawing. 257 more words


Phases Of The Moon

Last night I finished reading Josephine Tey’s finely crafted novel ‘Brat Farrar’. What was intriguing about this work was that we knew from the outset that the eponymous character  was a fraudulently claiming to be a long lost, presumed dead, scion of the Ashby family. 558 more words

Annie Mary H. Gehris Redwork Quilt

One hundred years ago Annie Mary H. Gehris proudly embroidered her name and the year onto the borders of her redwork quilt. <i

Annie was obviously very pleased with her neatly stitched quilt. 196 more words

Hand Quilting

What We're Reading Wednesday: Bear & Hare: SNOW!

This week we’ve been making our way through some of the nominated titles for the 2016 Greenaway Medal. Bear and Hare: SNOW!  by Emily Gravett seemed an appropriately seasonal choice to share with you this Wednesday… 585 more words

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What We're Reading Wednesday:Reading Around the Books - Shackleton's Journey & The Snowman

This Wednesday we’ve taken a slightly different approach to our What We’re Reading post: It’s not so much the books themselves that we’ve been reading but articles and interviews based around them.  602 more words

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CKG Nominations Event - Preston

We held our Carnegie and Greenaway nominations event at the end of September and were very lucky to be joined on the day by author Alan Gibbons and author/illustrator Steve Antony. 300 more words

Carnegie And Kate Greenaway Medals