Author Tony Bradman and illustrator Tom Morgan-Jones have had a busy year of events with their fabulous Shakespeare tale The Boy and the Globe. The last festival they visited was Bath Children’s Literature Festival, where they met students and teachers from St Martin’s Garden Primary School. St Martin’s Garden were gearing up to take part […]
We welcome Berlie Doherty to the blog as she tells us all about her Little Gem Blue John (illustrated by Alexandria Neonakis), the stone the story is based on and the series of events that inspired it. Welcome Berlie!
Today we have a guest blog from Julie Sutherland, the librarian at Forrester High School in Edinburgh, who recently ran a short story award with her students. We love hearing about the ways our books are used to help struggling readers, so we thought we’d share this lovely project with all our readers for inspiration. […]
Today we play a quick round of Five Questions with Kaye Umansky, high queen of the fractured fairytale and author of The Knights of the Drop-Leaf Table, illustrated by Ben Whitehouse.
This month we have a raft of gorgeous books for children of primary-school age. In this post we’ve rounded up ideas for using each of these in the classroom, for inspiring literacy and cross-curricular work.