Posts under ‘Books for Children’

Boy in the Tower by Polly Ho-Yen

 Source: Library Five words from the blurb: strange, plants, menacing, trapped. tower Boy in the Tower is a modern-day version […]

Redwall by Brian Jacques

Five words from the blurb: mice, monastery, attack, evil, rats  Redwall is a classic of children’s literature. I didn’t read […]

Memoirs of an Imaginary Friend by Matthew Green (audio book)

 Note: Author is known as Matthew Dicks in the US Five words from the blurb: boy, danger, loyalty, imagination, friend […]

My Sister Lives on the Mantelpiece – Annabel Pitcher (Audio Book)

Shortlisted for Galaxy National Book Awards 2011 Children’s Book of the Year & Audiobook of the Year Shortlisted for the 2011 […]

Writing for Children – child’s play – or is it?

Guest post written by Linda Strachan, the author of over 50 books for children. Car crime, racism, stabbings, pregnancy; delicately […]

The Graveyard Book – Neil Gaiman (Audio Book)

  Winner of the Hugo Award 2009 for Best Novel, Newbery Medal 2009,  Locus YA book of the Year 2009, Audie Audiobook […]