Michael Morpurgo and Kerry Hyndman illustrate a robin’s journey from Scandinavia to Britain, offering a heartwarming definition of a home

Michael Morpurgo, Coming Home. Illustrated by Kerry Hyndman Published 2016 by David Fickling Book in partnership with Waitrose, 32p   Coming Home is one of those books meant to be read before Christmas when everyone is returning home, celebrating life, family, love. I borrowed the book from the library last year in December but busy… Continue reading Michael Morpurgo and Kerry Hyndman illustrate a robin’s journey from Scandinavia to Britain, offering a heartwarming definition of a home

Wild by Emily Hughes: a delightful picture book about the wilderness in each of us and the determination of passionate souls

Emily Hughes, Wild Published 2013 by Flying Eye Books, 32p   I bought Wild two years ago and since then I have read it tens of times; and every time it is a pleasure to contemplate the magical illustrations and to spend moments thinking of what life really means.  Emily Hughes is just amazing –… Continue reading Wild by Emily Hughes: a delightful picture book about the wilderness in each of us and the determination of passionate souls