Enid Blyton

Which Kids' Classic Do Today's Adults Most Love?

PA | Posted 31.08.2012 | Home

The adventures of Enid Blyton's Famous Five were the favourite childhood read of today's adults, according to a survey published today. The fast-mo...

Falling Back in Love With Reading

Sarah Pylas | Posted 25.04.2012 | Home
Sarah Pylas

Like most pregnant women, I had envisioned my maternity leave being the time when I would finally get round to reading all those classics gathering dust on our bookshelf. I even thought I might have a bit of time to write a book of my own! Oh, how naïve I was...

Are Children's Classics 'Suitable' for Modern Ears?

Neil Sinclair | Posted 25.04.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Neil Sinclair

There was a bit of debate on Twitter this week, sparked by an article on Parentdish, about whether or not we should read our troopers the 'classics'.

Children's Books are Works of Art

Notting Hill Editions | Posted 10.03.2012 | Home
Notting Hill Editions

When you are writing a children's book, as opposed to that long-cherished monograph on drawing pins or Winston Churchill you've always wanted to write, you are merely tapping into another layer of your consciousness: you are remembering what it is like to be a child.