Review: Quickly! Quickly!

Some years ago, little Bongani sprung into life. I had this to say about him: He ‘is impatient to grow and learn and be more than he is. His family temper his yearnings with humour and ancient fables to foster […]

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Review: Crumbs

Crumbs is a beautiful rumination on what it is to be kind, compassionate, aware of others, and to share. We know it’s cold out, but we are warmed by this story. A little girl, Ella, who has spent her saved […]

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Review: The Very Best Doughnut

I feel like I need to write the Very Best Review of The Very Best Doughnut. because this book – part of Pan Macmillan’s Our Stories series celebrating multiculturalism – is quite delicious in all the Very Best of Ways. […]

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Meet The Illustrator: Jeremy Martinez

Name: Jeremy Martinez Describe your illustration style in ten words or less. Colorful, warm and endearing. What items are an essential part of your creative space? Music, my papers, pastels, inks, rollers, scissors, charcoals, computer, scanner and iPad. Do you […]

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Review: A Little Spark

A Little Spark is a delightful book that is warm and heartbreaking at the same time. It is about growing up, relationships and family.  Caitlyn Carson is a 13-year-old girl who lives an ordinary life and loves writing. Her parents […]

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