Alice Nuttall

Alice Nuttall is a children’s and webcomic writer who spends her free time reading, knitting, and playing D&D, occasionally all at the same time. Her superpower is the ability to find a cup of coffee no matter where she is. She blogs at

Stranger Than Fiction: Crime in the Library

Crime in the library is often the subject of fiction, but what about in real life? A look at library crimes, from the mundane to the bizarre.

8 Books That the Authors Regretted Writing

Authors work hard on their books, but they don't always like the results. Discover 8 books that authors regretted writing and why.

A Brief History of Children’s Books and Literature

In this history of children's books, we look at some of the earliest examples of children's lit, and how the genre was shaped over the years.

8 Magma-Nificent Volcano Books For Kids

If you have a volcano-loving young reader in your life, here are some of the best volcano books for kids from toddler to elementary-age, including Volcanoes and Earthquakes: Geo Detectives.

8 of the Best Children’s Books About Airplanes

Whether they're seasoned fliers or have never been on a plane before, find the best children's books about airplanes here, including Amazing Airplanes by Ant Parker and Tony Mitton!

Who Was Richard Scarry?

The work of Richard Scarry has been beloved by generations of young readers. This essay looks at his life, prolific work, and lasting legacy.

8 of the Best Children’s Books About ADHD

Children with ADHD have increasing representation in stories. We look at some of the best children's books about ADHD that kids can enjoy, like It’s the End of the World and I’m In My Bathing Suit by Justin A. Reynolds.

8 Books About the History (and Digital Legacy) of the Oregon Trail

Find the best historical books about the Oregon Trail, and also a look at books that reference the game and its importance to pop culture.

How Can Libraries Help You Stick to Your New Year’s Resolutions?

Whether you’ve decided to take up a new hobby, or drop a bad habit, your local library can help you stick to your new year’s resolutions.

8 of the Best Books About Protecting Yourself Online

Here are some of the best books about protecting yourself online, aimed at adults and children, from password protection to escaping trolls.