Posts Tagged ‘For Kids’
Published April 26th, 2011
A tour of the world, fantastic adventure and spell-binding story, The Umbrella is a wordless picture book that shows the many inadvertent adventures of a black terrier, carried from the desert to the sea, jungle and North Pole, by a red umbrella. It’s not just because of the spunky little dog that we love thisRead Full Post >
Published November 29th, 2010
A compilation of MacAulay’s books Castle, Cathedral and Mosque with updated research and new color drawings. MacAulay tells the fictional but accurate stories of how these structures were built and explains their historical and cultural importance. Packed with wonderfully detailed illustrations, this book will appeal to all ages.
Published November 19th, 2010
The celebrated Austrian-British author of The Star of Kazan and many other books for children and adults died at home in Newcastle on 20 October 2010. A delightful young adult adventure, The Star of Kazan twists and turns through Ibbotson’s fin-de-siecle Vienna. Annika, a foundling taken in by a household of eccentric professors and kindRead Full Post >