Britain bans use of technology

Tim Golden | 11 April 2014
Will they survive?

Toads, ghosts and dead knights

Jennifer Minicus | 11 March 2014
The only way to fight a ghost is with another ghost.

Award winning author churns out one that lacks passion

Jane Fagan | 14 February 2014
I expect more from a Carnegie/Newbery winner.

Royal family disappears

Jennifer Minicus | 01 February 2014
Only a magical castle can find them.

Family feud

Tim Golden | 04 January 2014
Copper has never met her family.

Is a car more than the sum of its parts?

Tim Golden | 05 November 2013
A 21st century makeover for Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.

What is your favorite book from the twentieth century?

Jane Fagan | 27 October 2013
Margaret Mahy recommended one by Eden Phillpott.

A fountain in the desert

Clare Cannon | 08 October 2013
An engaging and cultured story for young teens that actually makes them think.

Mythology still appeals to young readers

Tim Golden | 16 August 2013
Percy Jackson and his friends pursue new quests.

IVF makes superheroes possible

Clare Cannon | 16 July 2013
Forget magic; IVF blends fantasy with reality in today's superhero tales.

Djinni, magic and revenge

Tim Golden | 11 July 2013
A witty and well-paced fantasy adventure.

Not quite Harry

Clare Cannon | 09 July 2013
I had thought this series might have the broad appeal of the Potter books...

Witches, Wizards and Magical Children

Tim Golden | 28 June 2013
When a party of High Witches arrives on Earth,

A Treasured Classic Revisited

Tim Golden | 16 June 2013
A fitting conclusion to the trials of Mister Toad.

King Arthur has seen better days.

Tim Golden | 03 June 2013
There are no surprises in this Arthurian tale.

Was Snow White’s Evil Stepmother a Victim of Circumstance?

Jennifer Minicus | 27 May 2013
Have you ever wondered what is meant by, "They lived happily ever after?"

A “Must Have” for Every Child’s Personal Library

Jennifer Minicus | 29 April 2013
An absolutely charming collection of stories from the woman who wrote the lyrics to "Morning Has Broken."

In Defence of Fantasy

Clare Cannon | 26 April 2013
Many people tell me they don't have time for fantasy. They prefer to keep their mind in the 'real world'.

Beholding Bee

Jennifer Minicus | 18 April 2013
Being an orphan is never easy.

The Thief Lord

Tim Golden | 18 March 2013
A story about a group of children and how they survive in Venice.

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