Blog Posts tagged: parents

An image from Michael Whaite's book Diggersaurs, featuring the main Diggersaurs characters

Michael Whaite on Diggersaurs

Michael Whaite's debut picture book, Diggersaurs, is ideal for sharing aloud with boys and girls alike, with a fun rhyming story and rich, detailed illustrations. In this interview, Michael tells us more about the book and discusses the importance of books that appeal to both boys and girls.

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Children's Book of the Month: The Picture Atlas

Check out this month's book recommendation for children: a beautifully illustrated atlas from Simon Holland and Jill Calder to take kids on an inspiring journey. We have 5 copies to give away!

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Teens' Book of the Month: Walking Mountain

Check out this month's book recommendation for teenagers: an epic adventure novel by Joan Lennon. We have 5 copies to give away!

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Children's and Teens' Book of the Month: The Evil Within

Check out this month's book recommendation for older children and teenagers: a chilling reimagining of The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde by Catherine MacPhail. We have 5 copies to give away!

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Teens' Book of the Month: The Pearl Thief

Check out this month's book recommendation for teenagers: a historical murder mystery by Elizabeth Wein. We have 5 copies to give away!

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The Reality of Raising Bookish Children

Early-morning book sales, literary avalanches and more of the charming challenges that come with raising young book lovers.

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Teens' Book of the Month: The Little Mermaid

Check out this month's book recommendation for teenagers: a beautiful fairy tale retelling in graphic novel form from Metaphrog. We have 5 copies to give away!

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Five Easy Ways That Parents Can Relight Their Book Fire

Small children can make picking up a book quite challenging, unless it's for them! Reading a good book for fun isn't often high on the priority list as a parent, but here are some quick book fixes to get you back on the reading wagon!

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A map, drawn by illustrator Thomas Flintham, from Abi's latest book The Night Spinner

Abi Elphinstone: How Scottish Childhood Landscapes Inspired The Night Spinner

Abi Elphinstone is one of the most exciting children's writers to appear on the scene in the past few years. In this blog post, find out how the Scottish landscapes of her childhood helped to shape the locations in her latest novel, The Night Spinner. Also, there's a chance for Abi fans to win a specially designed Night Spinner pillowcase!

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Children's and Teens' Book of the Month: Welcome to Nowhere

Check out this month's book recommendation for children and teens: a powerful story about the Syrian civil war from Elizabeth Laird. We have 5 copies to give away!

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