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My Favourite New Picture Books for Children – September 2022

That’s Nice, Love by Owen Gent (Book Island) That’s Nice Love is a beautiful picture book about noticing, sharing and treasuring the magical moments. If I could share just one new picture book with parents I think it would be … Continue reading

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New Children’s Books – small publishers making a big difference

Recently I read an article on the Just Imagine website with which I found myself nodding in agreement. Roy James is a school librarian and writes regular blogs for this website specialising in excellence in teaching reading and writing, each … Continue reading

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Prestel Publishing Bringing Art to Children of All Ages

Prestel Publishing are an independent publisher of books on art history and design however they also publish quality books for children. Today I would like to share two rather lovely books which combine both of these specialities. Ella in the … 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. Yet another busy week and I know I haven’t included everything but I hope this selection gives you a taste of the 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. It’s been another busy week so I hope you find something among this selection of links and reviews that is helpful to you. … Continue reading

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Pick of the New Picture Books

Kindness across the generations, challenging stereotypes, the journey our food makes and a welcome re-issue, just some of the picture books I have enjoyed over recent weeks. Many families will have experience of elderly relatives developing dementia and may also … Continue reading

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Happy 10th Birthday to Oh No, George! by Chris Haughton

Can it really be ten years since we met George? This month marks the publication of a special ten year anniversary edition of this hilarious, clever picture book by Chris Haughton so it is a good time to explore what … Continue reading

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Nour’s Secret Library written by Wafa’ Tarnowska illustrated by Vali Mintzi

Inspired by a true story and the author’s own childhood experience, Nour’s Secret Library conveys the comfort and hope books and libraries offer in times of struggle. The thoughtful text and stunning illustrations work together beautifully to depict the power … Continue reading

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New Children’s Picture Books – It’s About Time!

Sometimes by happy coincidence books arrive together that complement each other, sharing similar ideas or themes or characters with comparable personalities. Two picture books published recently caught my eye as they both concentrate on an aspect of life that matters … Continue reading

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Reading Matters – children’s book news

Welcome to this week’s look back at what has been happening in the world of children’s books. What I’m reading… Circus Maximus: Race to the Death by Annelise Gray was one of my favourite reads last year so I was … Continue reading

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