Don’t get lost in the world of Children’s Books. Let me guide you to the Good Stuff, so you can confidently give your kids a great start to their reading journey.
A heartbreaking story; the importance of reading with your kids; and how to create lasting memories. Why our Daddy Hugs matter - and how one dad is connecting fathers with their babies through the power of reading.
The role of picture books is not just to entertain. They are also there to educate. Using the example of The Day War Came, we learn how they can be used to teach empathy to our children.
Talking the tiger - celebrating the enduring appeal of the classic picture book, The Tiger Who Came to Tea by Judith Kerr, who died last week.
How a mole and a lumpy-bumpy thing are making literacy fun - with ideas from Dutch Librarian, Marjolijn Sonneveld which can be used at home or school.
Traditionally, kids’ books are more likely to warn of the dangers awaiting readers who stray off the path and head into the woods, than encourage us to seek out their solitude. Is it time to have a rethink? Celebrating the portrayal of woodlands in kids’ books - and a wonderful example to redress the balance.
Do you have a child who struggles to write? Well, there’s more than one way to tell a story (and challenge sexist stereotypes).
I dislike the word ‘author’ because it’s not fully understood - and that can impact our children.
Because Banksy’s Gorilla in a Pink Mask bears an uncanny resemblance to Sylvia the gorilla. Take a look…
I admired the deer through my binoculars.. Capreolus capreolus - a Roe deer buck. Just like the one on the cover of a book that I’ve owned since I was a young boy.
My first encounter with Lauren Child’s Clarice Bean - and an honest appraisal of my work.