Children’s literature Articles
Roald Dahl and the politics of language
To censor the works of Roald Dahl would be counterproductive, and would protect no one. So why are we doing it?
May the 4th be with you! – A love letter to Star Wars: The Clone Wars
For Star Wars day Investigations Editor Joe McFadden describes why Star Wars: The Clone Wars was so important to him growing up and explains what makes the show so impactful over a decade later.
Life in lockdown: the children’s books edition
Aileen Loftus takes a look at some lockdown children’s titles, as well loved fictional characters face life in lockdown
Marcus Rashford MBE has launched a reading campaign
Marcus Rashford MBE has just launched a book deal with Macmillan books, and he is running a books campaign over his social media channels to give children access to literature
Review: A Monster Calls
Tara Bharadia reviews A Monster Calls, which is based on the novel of the same name and was also adapted into a film, at the Lowry
The Magic of Children’s Literature
Jen Borland uncovers the joy behind reading children’s books, and their power to revive old memories and bring about a sense of nostalgia
Escape in a children’s story
Remember how fun reading was when you were a kid? Joelle Jefferis advocates reigniting the adventure