Rebellious reading and other audacious acts

If you were trying to support and encourage a young environmentalist, feminist or …anarchist (!) what books would you suggest for them? I might give the newly re-issued Barbapapa’s Ark, or the simple but very effective What are you playing … Continued

Interviews with Adele Geras and many others!

Later this month I’m off to a wonderful conference specially for grown ups who are fans of children’s literature, the Federation of Children’s Book Groups’ Annual Conference. By way of preparation, I’ve been interviewing many of the authors and illustrators … Continued