The Lost Words, a "modern spell book" about wildlife, written by Robert Macfarlane and illustrated by Jackie Morris.
I couldn't love you more.
Our boys are fully capable of imagination, empathy, interest, and spectacular writing of their own. They need to choose what they read unhindered by adult expectation or prejudice.
Free imaginary sheep.
Grammar and kittens.
'Is it a pill you take before you get married?'
This year, I'm going to read Skellig and about a hundred others. Watch this space.