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New Books for Children from Barrington Stoke

The Little Lost Kitten by Holly Webb illustrated by Abigail Hookham Holly Webb has now been writing stories for children for twenty years and she knows that animals have an appeal for many young readers. Her new book in the … Continue reading

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Reading Matters – children’s book news

Welcome to this week’s round up of what’s been happening in the world of children’s books. Awards, podcasts, poetry, events, reading for pleasure and lots more to enjoy. What I’m reading… Holocaust Memorial Day was commemorated yesterday, 27th January, and … Continue reading

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Fritz and Kurt by Jeremy Dronfield illustrated by David Ziggy Greene

The true story of the Kleinmann family was first told in the The Boy Who Followed His Father into Auschwitz and Jeremy Dronfield has now rewritten this remarkable and deeply moving story for children. Despite the shocking subject matter this … Continue reading

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Reading Matters – children’s book news

Welcome to this week’s look at what has been happening in the world of children’s books. What I’m reading… Firstly I would like to thank SF Said and Nikki Gamble for last night’s Audience With event which was a wonderful … Continue reading

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Reading Matters – children’s book news

Welcome to this week’s round up of what has been happening in the world of children’s books. I have not managed as much reading as I would have liked as things have been pretty busy this week but I hope … Continue reading

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Children’s Books – ones to watch out for in January 2023

We can start the year with a smile thanks to two new books from Barrington Stoke this month. For many years I have been a fan of this particular publisher, their books are accessible and perfect for those who may … Continue reading

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Reading Matters – children’s book news

Welcome to my last round up of children’s book news for 2022. This week there has been more attention given to children’s literature in the main stream media than I have seen for a long time. This is a positive … Continue reading

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Reading Matters – children’s book news

Welcome to this week’s round up of what has been happening in the world of children’s books. Real life has rather interrupted things for me recently so I’m sure I’ve missed things this time but hope that this week’s selection … Continue reading

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Reading Matters- children’s book news

Welcome to this week’s catch up with what has been happening in the world of children’s books. The build up to Christmas has definitely now begun with recommended festive reads and literature related advent calendars to share. I hope that … Continue reading

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Britannica’s BABY ENCYCLOPEDIA for curious kids aged 0-3 by Sally Symes, Dr Amanda Gummer, Britannica Group Illustrated by Hanako Clulow

The month of November has seen a celebration of the inspiring world of non-fiction for children organised by the Federation of Children’s Book Groups. As the month ends I want to highlight a wonderful book that is a perfect introduction … Continue reading

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