The Wonder and The Imaginary; 2 very special books indeed

posted in: A. F. Harrold, Emily Gravett, Faye Hanson | 6

I believe any book can fuel the imagination when it arrives in the right hands at the right time, but there are also some which explicitly explore how we nurture creativity and create space for inspiration and following our dreams. … Continued

Head over Heart by Colette Victor and writing outside of your experience

posted in: Colette Victor | 6

A rich and warm-hearted coming-of-age tale, Head over Heart is an impressive and important debut novel from Colette Victor. An adolescent girl is smitten with a boy in her class. But she fears her family would disapprove of her spending … Continued

Made by Raffi by Craig Pomranz & Margaret Chamberlain & other knitting picture books

posted in: Craig Pomranz, Margaret Chamberlain | 10

Indulge me: Have a quick brainstorm about picture books you know for young kids which explore what it feels like to be different? [Go on! Play the game!] . . . . . . . Of those you’ve come up … Continued

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