The Brothers Grimm – 5 Stories from Their Library

The Brothers Grimm – 5 Stories from Their Library

It’s been over 200 years since the first publication of Kinder – und Hausmarchen (Children’s and Household Tales), and to celebrate we’ve picked out our top 5 Brothers Grimm Stories from their Library. The Brothers Grimm […]

Magical Gift Books for Young Adults – A Gifting List

Magical Gift Books for Young Adults – A Gifting List

Inspire nostalgia and magic with the gift of a book from our Gifts for Young Adults collection. The perfect keepsake gift for the teenagers in your life, this carefully chosen gifting list will help you make […]

Timeless Tales – Top 5 Gift Books for Babies and Toddlers

Timeless Tales – Top 5 Gift Books for Babies and Toddlers

Getting a child the right gift book can be a daunting task. Build them a library that they can be inspired by for a lifetime in this gifting list of our Top 5 beautiful Gift Books […]

National Princess Day – Famous Tales of Fearless Maidens

National Princess Day – Famous Tales of Fearless Maidens

The stories of strong and fearless maidens have been passed down through the generations inspiring each one as they go. Although many Princesses have been celebrated by Disney in recent years, the original tales of these […]

Top 5 Gift Books for the Men in your Life

Top 5 Gift Books for the Men in your Life

Are you having trouble finding the perfect gift for the men in your life? Brothers, Fathers, Sons, Friends, Teachers whoever they may be, we’ve listed our top 5 book recommendations from our Gift Books for Him […]

Pook’s Picks for World Poetry Day – The Verse Book Collection

Pook’s Picks for World Poetry Day – The Verse Book Collection

It’s World Poetry Day! Our Pook’s Picks for World Poetry Day takes a look at our verse books, beautiful poetry books for children illustrated by Walter Crane. The collection below features five books from the ‘Toy […]

A Red Rose Girl – Jessie Willcox Smith

A Red Rose Girl – Jessie Willcox Smith

Jessie Willcox Smith was born on this day in 1863. A prolific illustrator of children’s books, Jessie Willcox Smith carved a successful career as a female artist and illustrator through the male-dominated late 19th and early […]

Top 5 Saddest, Gruesome and Dark Tales for Halloween

Top 5 Saddest, Gruesome and Dark Tales for Halloween

Top 5 Saddest, Darkest and Most Gruesome Tales for Halloween For this year’s Halloween we’ve picked out 5 of some of the saddest, darkest and most gruesome tales from some of our favourite books written and […]

Favourite 5 – Arthur Rackham’s Illustrated Children’s Books.

Favourite 5 – Arthur Rackham’s Illustrated Children’s Books.

Favourite 5 -Arthur Rackham Illustrated Children’s Books Happy Birthday, Arthur Rackham (1867-1939). Today, 19th September, marks Arthur Rackham’s birthday. He is considered one of the leading illustrators of the Golden Age of Illustration and is one […]