Posted in September 2015

Diversity: The Daily Telegraph Debate

Lorna Bradbury, The Daily Telegraph’s book reviews editor, talks to two acclaimed writers about the need for diversity in children’s books and what that really means. Join the discussion with Liz Kessler (Read Me Like A Book) and Bali Rai ((Un)arranged Marriage). No topic is off limits. http://www.lizkessler.co.uk/ http://www.balirai.co.uk/#!/home http://www.telegraph.co.uk/journalists/lorna-bradbury/   Date 28-09-2015 Time 7:00 … Continue reading

Holly Smale at Bath Children’s Literature Festival

Creator of the bestselling Geek Girl books, Holly Smale helps to channel your inner nerdiness. Hear about All That Glitters, the latest calamity-strewn adventure starring accident-prone heroine Harriet Manners. A cat has 32 muscles in each ear. Peanuts are one of the ingredients of dynamite. What do you know? @HolSmale Date 27-09-2015 Time 4:15 PM … Continue reading

The Bookshelf (September 2015)

Books reviewed this month… All About Pumpkin (The Diaries of Bluebell Gadsby #3) by Natasha Farrant The Big Lie by Julie Mayhew The Tulip Touch by Anne Fine Paperweight by Meg Haston A Whole New World (Twisted Tales #1) by Liz Braswell * The Magical Animal Adoption Agency: The Enchanted Egg by Kallie George * … Continue reading