Tag Archives: picturebooks

Picture Book Review: Ready, Steady, School! by Marianne Dubuc, translated by Sarah Ardizzone

Ready, Steady, School! by Marianne Dubuc is the perfect book to share with children who will shortly be starting school. Every single page contains detailed illustrations packed with much to talk about and enjoy. It is a wonderful book that … Continue reading

Posted in Book Review | Tagged , , , , , | 5 Comments

What if, Pig? By Linzie Hunter

What if, Pig? by Linzie Hunter is the perfect picture book for anyone who has ever had a niggling worry that has got out of hand. Wonderful for little worriers and bigger ones too, it will open up conversation about … Continue reading

Posted in Book Review | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Inspiring Picture Books

Picture books can make a difference. Not only for our youngest readers but for all age groups and all types. They can offer humour, entertainment and pleasure but also comfort, encouragement, information and inspiration. Over recent weeks I have read … Continue reading

Posted in Book Review | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Reading Matters – children’s book news

The big news this week has been the announcement of the winners of the Carnegie and Kate Greenway Medals. It was a treat to be able to watch the event live so cheerfully hosted by libraries champion Bobby Seagull. You … Continue reading

Posted in Reading Matters Children’s Book News | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Reading Matters – children’s book news

Hello and welcome to this week’s look at what has been happening in the world of children’s books. It’s been another busy week with award shortlists and winners announced, new books published and events to attend. There were many highlights … Continue reading

Posted in Reading Matters Children’s Book News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Klaus Flugge Prize Shortlist is Announced

The shortlist for the Klaus Flugge Prize was announced today (Wednesday 19 May). This award was founded in 2016 to highlight the most promising and exciting newcomers to picture book illustration and honours Klaus Flugge, the founder of Andersen Press and winner of the Eleanor … Continue reading

Posted in Book Awards | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

New Books for Children – Pick of the Picture Books

Over recent weeks I have read and enjoyed some simply beautiful picture books for children that feature themes of friendship, collaboration, kindness, joy, nurture and nature, protection of our environment and family love and relationships. These are just some of … Continue reading

Posted in Book Review | Tagged , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Unlocked: Stories of Hope from Tiny Owl Artists in Lockdown

Unlocked is a beautiful picture book so full of hope and kindness. A reflection on the last year that notices the best of it, the nurturing of people and of things. It is simply perfect for now and for sharing … Continue reading

Posted in Book Review | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Reading Matters – children’s book news

Hello and welcome to this week’s round up of the latest news from the world of children’s books. The number of fantastic books being published at present is a cause for celebration and I try to include some of them … Continue reading

Posted in Reading Matters Children’s Book News | Tagged , , , , , | 4 Comments

Reading Matters – children’s book news

Hello and welcome to this week’s round up of news from the world of children’s books. I hope that it has gone well for all of those of you who were back in school this week. What I’m reading… At … Continue reading

Posted in Reading Matters Children’s Book News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments