American Library Association Awards

The celebration could almost be felt through my Twitter feed from this year’s American Library Association’s Awards. Amongst an evening packed with excitement and prize giving, the following writers and publishers were singled out:- Newbery Medal for most outstanding contribution to children’s literature:- Newbery Medal Award ‘The Girl Who Drank the Moon’, Kelly Barnhill (Algonquin…

The Wonder of William Grill, Seton and Shackleton

I don’t remember many of the books I read when I was a child, largely because I read furiously and fast. However, something was triggered after I’d finished reading William Grill’s latest information picture book, ‘The Wolves of Currumpaw’ -(Flying Eye Books.) http://bookwagon.co.uk/product/the-wolves-of-currumpaw/ There has been a lot of fuss about this title. Sometimes this happens…