Spring 2019

Issue 54

Hobbies and Crafts in Children’s Books


  • Nicholas Tucker Down to the Sea in a Homemade Boat
  • Kimberley Reynolds Political Projects: Hobbies and Youth Activism in Mid-Twentieth Century Britain
  • Pat Pinsent Patchwork in Lucy Boston’s The Chimneys of Green Knowe: Structure and Metonymy
  • Susan Bailes Fashioning Dolls: Different Treatments and Attitudes Revealed in Children’s Texts
  • Maxine March Patchwork and Quilting: A Reflection on their Appearance in Children’s Books
  • Jemma Westing Out of the Box: Designing Books that Encourage and Inspire Making and Creating
  • June Hopper Swain Review: The Sword and the Broom: The Exceptional Career and Accomplishments of John Mercer Langston by Linda Salisbury