A nature poem for every day of the year.
Category: Children’s Fiction and Nonfiction
Each Peach Pear Plum and the comfort of mum-hugs
I threw out the old board books with their torn-off flaps and chewed corners...
Where are the quiet, male heroes in children’s literature?
Where, in children's literature, do we reward simple, enduring decency with a prize that children might actually want?
Book review – The Only Child by Guojing
Gorgeous illustrated, wordless children's book.
'I need another book now,' said my son, 'to read until my throat is OK.'
Two great kids’ outdoor craft books: The Little Book of Whittling by Chris Lubkemann and Rock Art by Denise Scicluna
A couple of lovely craft books for kids.
Taking the kids shopping in HAY ON WYE
Books, books, books, books, books (and ice-cream).
A tea party from The Magic Faraway Tree (and taking fiction back into real life)
Sweet book -- think Narnia for younger kids. Fantastic for seven-year-olds, and mums.
What do children like to read?
There's only one way to find out whether a book will be read and enjoyed, or not.
I read The Lost Words by Robert Macfarlane and Jackie Morris
The Lost Words, a "modern spell book" about wildlife, written by Robert Macfarlane and illustrated by Jackie Morris.
Reading Paver’s Chronicles of Ancient Darkness series for children (and could we survive in the wild?)
The school librarian
'Come here, look! Look!'
On short stories in which nothing happens (writing with children)
With short stories, is it OK if nothing happens?
Best reference books for children aged 3 to 12 years?
What are the best non-fiction books for children aged 3-12y? Did you have a reference book that you loved as much as a novel?
Which are the most beautiful (or weird/furry/ugly) children’s books?
Bring me your beautiful, ugly, weird, and furry books.
2016 School library update
I'm trying to help build a kids' library -- looking for brilliant book ideas.