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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...

Too Much Too Soon? Dark Themes in Children's Books

Illustration by Kaatje Vermeire from Maia and What Matters We believe that children’s books have a special importance in teaching people about val...

For Our First Birthday: A Look At Childhood Through the Ages

It’s our birthday! Our Drury Street store was one year old last week and we have celebrated by giving out gifts in our massive sale and our social ...

Who is the Best Bunny in Children's Literature?

We here at Tales for Tadpoles like to bring you the hard-hitting questions of the day. It’s important to take the time to question your beliefs...

Illustrator of the Month: Jon Klassen

This week we’re beginning a series of blog posts that will focus on some of our favourite illustrators, their lives and their works. This is a cha...