This is almost the review that never was. Wally fans out there will know how easy it is to while away the hours in Wally World, trying to find the stripy-clad fellow in amongst all the fiendish and similarly coloured surroundings….well, it turns out I was no different.Read More
Endorsed by Amnesty International, King of the Sky is a deeply moving picture book that explores themes and emotions of belonging, place and home. This is a book for anyone who has ever found themselves in strange, unfamiliar surroundings or experienced the loneliness and confusion of not ‘fitting in’ or feeling at home.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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