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Authors4Oceans: Children's books authors making waves in helping to halt plastic pollution

Authors4Oceans is a group of water element-inspired authors and illustrators of children’s books passionate about the natural world and preserving it for future generations.

The Authors4Oceans campaign was created by the award-winning novelist Lauren St John, whose children’s books include the eco-adventure… 225 more words

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Quentin Blake: Voyages to the Moon and the Sun @ the House of Illustration

The House of Illustration contains three galleries. The main one is currently hosting an overview of the career of designer and fabric-maker Enid Marx (1902-1998). Through the double doors to one side of the reception area-cum-shop is a corridor leading to the south gallery, currently hosting a display of work by Christy Burdock. 927 more words


James and the Giant Peach - Roald Dahl, illustrated by Quentin Blake. Reviewed by Adalyn (7)

A boy named James met a older person. The older person gave him four green balls. James dropped the four green balls, and the balls touched a peach. 23 more words

Children's Books

Watch out chiddlers! Roald Dahl books for babies are coming...

One of the things I’ve been most looking forward to sharing with Baby Bookworm is my old Roald Dahl books.

They have been patiently waiting on his bookshelf for the last two years and there is still some time to go before he can be introduced to… 183 more words

Day 137: Review - Michael Rosen's Sad Book

For tonight’s bedtime story, T picked out Michael Rosen’s Sad Book by Michael Rosen and Quentin Blake.

This is a deeply personal, hauntingly beautiful book that Michael wrote in which he explores the sadness he felt following the death of his son, Eddie. 159 more words


Mood Music, Crafty Fox, and North Korean Art

Over the first May Bank Holiday, I managed to fit in a good amount of fun (I’ll be getting over jet lag for the second May Bank Holiday so I’m pleased I made the most of the first). 490 more words