Emma Hussain discusses Judith Kerr’s impact on the effects of reading children’s books on child development.
I wish I could hold this moment forever in my mind. You, in tiny sleeves and trousers with your stuffed bear sat at your side. We’re by the docks at the lakehouse where it smells of pine and stagnant pond. There is rotten wood and earthy moistened soil and there is no sound but the […]
I can’t remember a time when I wasn’t obsessed with fiction. A significantly large portion of my childhood was spent being introduced by my parents to stories they’d loved at my age. My mum and I shared a shelf full of Disney films that both us and my little brother would watch, again, and again. As […]
Knee-deep in deadlines, the stress of third year and general life dramas, I sometimes question whether I’m actually successfully functioning as a human being. Let alone an adult human being. Bills, essays and postgrad options have convinced me that I don’t want to grow up yet, and as per, Disney came to my rescue last […]