‘Outside of a book, a dog is a man’s best friend…..’*

It is six months today since we launched Bookwagon. Initially, it was my business alone. I desired to do something to counteract the decline in community library numbers, multinational assault on independent bookshops, and revisions to reading approaches and provision, resulting in fewer people who know about and love children’s books. An unexpected change in…

From Wonderland to Widcombe Hill, a Girl and a Book

Bookwagon enjoyed a busy week, with a lot of chewing gum chomping, checklists and children. On Thursday, National Poetry Day, we accompanied poet Michaela Morgan, Ambassador to the Poetry Society, to Haberdashers’ Aske’s School for Girls, Elstree. Michaela read poetry from Wonderland Alice in Poetry and Reaching the Stars to the Junior School children before creating descriptive poetry with…