Olivia Garrett explores the mouth-watering world of fictional food.
The Surprising Darkness of Children’s Illustrations
Max Ingleby delves into the subtle art of the illustration, and reflects on the impacts they can have on our imaginations as children.
150 years of Beatrix Potter…
To celebrate 150 years since Beatrix Potter’s birth, the writer and her famous characters will be appearing on British fifty-pence coins alongside Shakespeare and the latest portrait of the Queen. A classic British writer of predominantly children’s books, Potter left a lasting legacy through both her creative work and her interest in conservation and natural […]
The Big Friendly (literary) Giant
Children were his friends” says Roald Dahl’s widow Liccy, “they were his equals”. Perhaps this is one of the reasons why he was quite so exceptional at writing with kids in mind. The creativity and imagination of Dahl’s books couldn’t have existed without the fantastical mind of someone who had pink milk for breakfast and […]