June’s classic of the month

When I went to register my daughter for her first library card, I was overcome by nostalgia. Books were abundant in my own childhood. Toys and clothes may have been homemade or secondhand (and all the nicer for it, I now see) but there always seemed to be new books, and wonderfully chosen ones at […]

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April’s classic of the month

Madonna, Chelsea Clinton, Frank Lampard, Cara Delevingne, David Walliams, Jamie Lee Curtis… It has to irk the pros that every other celebrity seems convinced they have a children’s book in them, but when it’s someone who actually happens to be a writer – albeit a long dead one equally famous for his off-the-page exploits – it’s […]

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