Tuesday, 28 January 2020
12 Curly Questions with author Rosalyn Albert
1. Tell us something hardly anyone knows about you. When I was 18 I travelled from Cardiff to Newquay for the big solar eclipse of 1999,...
Monday, 27 January 2020
Review: Roo Knows Blue
Roo Knows Blue is a rhythmic, rhyming and lyrical story about a little kangaroo’s introduction to colours. A sweet kangaroo known as Li...
Review: How Trains Work
Created in consultation with Anthony Coulls, Senior Curator of Rail Transport and Technology, National Railway Museum, UK, How Trains Work...
Sunday, 26 January 2020
KBR's Top Picture Books of the Last 20 Years
KBR is celebrating 2020 with recommendations of our top titles from the last 20 years. There have been so many fabulous books published o...
Review: Lottie Luna And The Bloom Garden
Everyone is nervous on their first day at a new school and Lottie Luna is no exception. She just wants to be known as plain, ordinary Lot...
Saturday, 25 January 2020
Review: The Competition
The Competition is an enjoyable junior fiction novel about dancing, friendship and chasing dreams. The story focuses on a girl who is com...
Friday, 24 January 2020
Review: The Reptile Club
Rory wants to join a club at school, but none of the clubs he can choose from are really for him. He tries a few, but they just don’t ...
Review: The Grace Year
A gap year with a difference! This very dark, speculative fiction novel follows a year in the life of sixteen-year-old Tierney James....
Thursday, 23 January 2020
Review: The Problem with Problems
Problems are everywhere, and they come in all shapes and sizes. Each one is different, but they all love to make trouble. In this del...
Meet The Illustrator: Mel Armstrong
Describe your illustration style in ten words or less. Whimsical, textured, a bit quirky and a little too detailed. What items are an...
Wednesday, 22 January 2020
Review: Ghost Bird
It took me a while to review this book — to unpack the genius and unfurl the powerful tendrils of fiction, nonfiction, truth and history...
Review: Running With The Horses
This is a story of adventure, courage, friendship and horses. Having lived their life with horses, every memory of Nina’s and her fa...
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