Classic Picture Books That Still Work November 23, 2018 – Posted in: Book News

At least once a week we have proud grandparents coming to our shop, looking for classic picture books that they used to read to their children, and would now love to pass on to their grandchildren. So, inspired by the grandparents, we started drawing up a list of the picture books we all grew up with (including some newer ones that were published slightly more recently, but are now considered "classic" by the younger generation). Continue reading

Beginners Horror September 26, 2018 – Posted in: Book News

Horror fans, rejoice: Halloween is almost here! For readers looking for titles that deliver the chills, we’ve put together 21 ‘Beginners Horror’ novels, offering haunted houses, abandoned asylums, murderous trees, vengeful witches, ravenous ghouls, and one nightmare-inducing doll!

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Picture Books about Friendship September 4, 2018 – Posted in: Book News

Childhood friendships are such an important part of school life, but can often be something of a minefield to navigate and can prove a huge challenge for young children. The books in this collection aim to help young children understand what is means to be a good friend and how to handle friendship problems.

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Cultural Diversity in Children’s Books August 7, 2018 – Posted in: Book News

It was reported recently that diversity in children’s publishing is still sadly lacking, with only 4% of books published last year featuring BAME characters.  Check out this collection of some great books that include strong multiracial characters.  

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