Review: This Is The Kiss by Claire Harcup and Gabriel Alborozo

Like a warm hug, this is a read for a chilly, snowy winter’s night curled up in front of a crackling fire. A beautiful book about a bear’s bedtime, This is the Kiss by Claire Harcup is a magically simple tale with delightful free-hand style illustrations by Gabriel Alborozo. Their pencil lines give warmth and movement to the pictures and cast of cute cuddly characters. Lovely and lyrical with just a few simple words, this is the perfect picture-book for little ones with which to begin their reading adventures. 

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Review: Lucky Lazlo by Steve Light

The star of the show in Lucky Lazlo by Steve Light is undoubtedly the enchanting pen and ink illustration that takes the reader on a delightful, comical romp through the wonderful world of the theatre and a whole cast of colourful characters to be spotted along the way.

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Review: The Unexpected Love Story of Alfred Fiddleduckling by Timothy Basil Ering

It is hard to decide whether The Unexpected Love Story of Alfred Fiddleduckling is a children’s book or a work of art. Upon opening, a golden Turneresque landscape sets the tone for the exquisite illustrations within. Every brushstroke is visible in these enchanting and highly emotive mini-masterpieces that perfectly complement Ering’s carefully chosen narrative of sparing beauty.

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