A mouse took a stroll through the deep dark wood... What do you read after you've memorised The Gruffalo because you've read it so many times? Where on Julia Donaldson's substantial backlist do you turn?
A teacher writes about nursery rhymes as great conversation starters for the four-year-old set, and lists 5 collections of alternative nursery rhymes and retellings.
When I had a baby, we received a lot of books and other bookish presents. Now that we've had a chance to road test them, these bookish gifts for babies (and one for the parents) are the favourites.
Laura Watkinson is a translator and translation-activist on why kids need to read books in translation, and why we don't have more of them.