Once Upon a Time….

Once Upon a Time….

Recent events have led us to think about our story, about why we formed Bookwagon. There is much you may know, but there is a lot to it that is unique to us and our initiative. It started during a talk I attended by Simon Coley and Albert  Tucker of Karma Cola. After...
A wholesome and necessary thing*

A wholesome and necessary thing*

Mr Bookwagon and I have been reading up a storm. Super Thursday, October 5th, was followed by a slightly less super Thursday (12th) and, this week, a slip of a slightly super Thursday; the Bookwagon trolley is full of ‘must read’ new books. I had the good...

‘Always buy British!’- Dark Age awaits!

Defender of the Realm Dark Age  Mark Huckerby and Nick Ostler (Scholastic) Defender of the Realm was a breath of hoof-hitting fresh air. I counted the days until the release of ‘Dark Age’, the second of the series. I read it in one go, only drawn away for a little...

Watch this space (Mr Mole!)

It is really interesting to learn about the backgrounds and motivations of writers and illustrators. I became more aware of Jarvis when I looked over his most recent title, ‘Mrs Mole I’m Home!’ (Walker) and was prompted to share it, for it made me laugh so much. ...

It’s award season

Like many, I enjoy the acting awards’ seasons. We’ve seen a number of the nominated films for 2017, but have a few more to view-‘Moonlight’ is top of that list. It’s award season in the world of children’s books also. We’ve...