The Steam Whistle Theatre Company – Vivian French

Adventure with a undercurrent of challenging historical experience. The Steam Whistle Theatre Company has shades of hope and dark comedy as the grinding poverty and shadow of the workhouse looms behind the fun and frolic of the children and the madcap machinations of their parents to make their ventures work and to survive. The desperate … Continue reading The Steam Whistle Theatre Company – Vivian French

POP up Peekaboo Unicorn-DK Books

Unicorns are still a huge trend, embraced by both girls and boys and showing no signs of stopping. We do enjoy the magical and mystical and love the fact that it’s become very mainstream and accessible in children’s books so this was certainly on target for us. This is such a gorgeous book from DK, … Continue reading POP up Peekaboo Unicorn-DK Books

Around the World in 80 Ways: illustrated by Katie Halford

A frequent voice of frustration in the world of children's books in particular is #PicturesmeanBusiness and how illustrators and other visual artists don't get the proper credit for the contribution their work makes to a book. That's why is so great here to see the illustrator Katie Halford on the cover as this is a … Continue reading Around the World in 80 Ways: illustrated by Katie Halford