New Library at CLPE

New Library at CLPE

New Library at CLPE Committee member Ferelith talking to our recent Honour Book nominee SF Said in front of Varjak Paw, one of the series of panels by children’s illustrators Many of us were at the opening of the wonderful new CLPE (Centre for Literacy in Primary...
Books Without Words

Books Without Words

Books Without Words Twenty years ago, in 1999, when I was Books Editor of Practical Parenting magazine, I wrote a ‘Bookshelf’ feature on wordless picturebooks (also known as ‘silent books’) for under-5s. It included Peter Collington’s The Tooth Fairy (1995), Quentin...