Kids Books

Everyone Should Like Roald Dahl Books... Shouldn't They?

Kerry Gibb | Posted 19.04.2017 | UK Entertainment
Kerry Gibb

As I told my audience that my least favourite book as a child was a Roald Dahl book, I literally heard a couple of children gasp as they couldn't believe what I had just said. But then I elaborated, and I saw two hundred pairs of eyes looking at me intently as they listened to every word.

The Best Children's Non-Fiction Books Autumn 2015

Hannah Beckerman | Posted 19.10.2016 | UK Parents
Hannah Beckerman

Publishing is now teeming with inspiring and exquisitely illustrated non-fiction books for children too. Each of the books below offers something unique to the children's book market - and they'd all be welcome additions to a child's bookcase, school library... or Christmas stocking.

Book Review: 'The Parent Agency' by David Baddiel

Samantha Baines | Posted 24.06.2016 | UK Comedy
Samantha Baines

There are many reasons adults should read children's books: they tend to be more fun, more outlandish and the writing is much bigger so you finish them in a ridiculously short time and feel proud. Baddiel's new book should be read by adults and children alike and the excellent word puns can be enjoyed by both.

Turning an Idea Into a Children's Story

Malcolm Cossons | Posted 18.03.2013 | UK Entertainment
Malcolm Cossons

I'm not entirely sure where the idea for my forthcoming children's book Dot to Dot came from. Sadly, there is no bolt of lightning moment that I can define as when inspiration arrived.

Print v Digital: I Want It All

Ella Walker | Posted 24.03.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Ella Walker

I don't have anything against Peppa Pig, and I'm pretty much in love with Batman, but this is mental right? I'm not going to launch mind-numbingly into a "kid's today" tirade, but seriously, they are more tablet friendly than I am, and I work in digital.

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Jacqueline Wilson: 'I Don't Mind Page 3' | Sam Parker | Posted 20.11.2012 | Home

She's the most adored children's writer alive today, so what does Jacqueline Wilson make of kids in 2012? We speak to the author about new book Four C...

From Peep Show To Winnie The Pooh

PA | Posted 04.06.2012 | Home

Peep Show star Robert Webb said today he was delighted that reading stories to his children is now also his job after signing up to front a new Disney...

Battle To Be Crowned Best Kid's Book Of The Decade

PA | Posted 03.04.2012 | Home

David Walliams is to go up against authors including JK Rowling and Charlie Higson as they battle to see their titles declared the best children's boo...