The power of gardens in children’s picture books. A list of favourite titles

I’d like to preserve my daughter’s curiosity and to encourage her interest in the way the world works for as long as I could but on the other hand I want her to understand the force of nature and to realize its magnificence. Yesterday I was reading an article in the newspaper stating that the… Continue reading The power of gardens in children’s picture books. A list of favourite titles

Exploration and big adventures

Anna Walker, Peggy Published by Scholastic Australia, 2012, 32p The Children’s Book Council of Australia, short-listed book   This is a quiet but lovely picture book. The author uses few words but the excellent illustrations strengthen the epic and the story has a deep meaning. Peggy is a nice, black hen living in a small… Continue reading Exploration and big adventures