The Explorer 

Katherine Rundell has a beautiful way of making writing like new. Her phrases are bright and unexpected jewels, waking you up to the world. She gives seriously good simile! Her descriptions transport you to the amazon and throw you in to the jungle. The Explorer is an adventure in language as well as storyline. 'From his seat... Continue Reading →

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The Great Big Green Book

We have a responsibility to teach our children about conservation issues and to do so in a way that inspires them to make a difference. The Big Green Book is a hugely positive book that highlights where we have been going wrong but clearly points the next generation to a brighter greener future. This book... Continue Reading →

Interaction + immersion = possibilities.

Children's books and art have a lot in common. Not just because the majority of children's books are highly illustrated and created by artists, but because the art and language work together to create a kind of theatre and immerse children in the world of the book. When they are immersed in this new world... Continue Reading →

Looking forward for a future

The Duck and the Darklings by Glenda Millard and Stephen Michael King is a beautiful book that had me entirely enthralled. I was captivated by its use of language and the stunning design. The Duck and the Darklings tells the story of Peterboy and Grandpapa who live underground in a community of Darklings. They live... Continue Reading →

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