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Why We Love the Bustletown Books

We carefully select every book that goes into our shop, and we really do love each one. Today we're giving you a closer look at a series that has q...

Richard Scarry's Busy Busy Life

Our illustrator of the month for May is much loved children's book icon Richard Scarry. Scarry was an American children's author and illustrator kn...

Beatrice Alemagna's Unique and Charming Picture Books

Alemagna manages to retain a recognisable aesthetic through all of her work, but for each new book she utilises different materials. Her illustrati...

Lesser Known Masterpieces from Your Favourite Illustrators

A Drink of Water, illustrated by Quentin Blake The nature of children's books and childhood memory means that we often associate our favourite ill...

Chris Haughton's Deceptively Simple Storybooks

Every month we focus a blog on an illustrator that we love, giving you the opportunity to learn more about your favourite authors' background and ...

How a 7-year-old's imagination can take us to amazing new worlds

A few weeks ago my seven-year-old nephew Cuan had an accident involving a golf club, which is odd since he's never actually played golf. Happily, w...