The Incredible Book Eating Boy by Oliver Jeffers: a meditation on the importance of books for intellectual development and the need to filter the everyday information

Oliver Jeffers, The Incredible Book Eating Boy Published 2006 by Harper Collins, 32 p   Following Oliver Jeffers’s literary activity I understood one significant thing – no matter what he writes about, at a certain point he will return to writing about books, about their essential significance in our lives and about the way they… Continue reading The Incredible Book Eating Boy by Oliver Jeffers: a meditation on the importance of books for intellectual development and the need to filter the everyday information

On post-war rebirth and tribute paid to books

Margaret Wild, The Treasure Box. Illustrated by Freya Blackwood Published by by Penguin|Viking, 2013, 32 p   There are things that war cannot destroy. Humanity has always proved a huge power of rebirth after the unexpected and shattering consequences of tragedies. People use art as individual reaction to pain and loss. Margaret Wild is an… Continue reading On post-war rebirth and tribute paid to books