Tag Archives: Hilary McKay

Quality Quick Reads

I was inspired by this blog by a librarian in America. It’s all about reaching children  who can read but are reluctant to do so. Children for whom books are a bit of a chore, for whatever reason. The solution was to stock the school library with short, funny, pacy, brightly illustrated and well written books that […]


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Collingham’s Space Hoppers

                      I’ve had a great week. On Tuesday I met Paul Stewart and Chris Riddell (see previous blog) on Thursday I had lunch with Gwen Grant, author of so many classic children’s books I’ve lost count so I’ll just mention Private Keep Out and Little […]


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