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BLOG TOUR: Gender Swapped Fairy Tales

I have always loved feminist fractured fairy tales, of which there are plenty published. But Gender Swapped Fairy Tales by Karrie Fransman and Jonathan Plackett (Faber) is an anthology like no other. Rather than fracture and rewrite the traditional tales, what the creators have done is ‘simply’ switch the genders in each story. Nothing less, …

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Monsieur Roscoe On Holiday

Jim Field(Hodder Children’s Books) Monsieur Roscoe On Holiday, Jim Field’s latest picturebook and the first he has penned himself, is a bilingual word book which introduces French words to its young audience with each French words appears alongside its English translation. Unlike many word books however, this book follows a narrative, as Monsieur Roscoe and …

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Five Fabulous Books About People (or Fish) Who Are in Big Trouble by Jon Agee

Today, some very lucky children in Ipswich will be taking part in an event with Jon Agee as part of the The Children’s Book Show. Jon Agee is the author and illustrator of many acclaimed books for children, including ALA Notable Books Little Santa, Terrific, Milo’s Hat Trick, Nothing, The Incredible Painting of Felix Clousseau, and the Boston Globe/Horn Book Honor winner It’s Only …

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FABULOUS FIVE: Steve Antony presents five fabulous books he grew up with

When I Grow Up (Scholastic)  is the product of  a rather exciting collaboration by international bestselling illustrator Steve Antony and  superstar writer comedian and performer Tim Michin. The story is inspired by the lyrics from the famous Matilda song, which was of course composed by Minchin (in case you need reminding of the song, you can listen to it …