There were two choices for our next Book Club read, 'Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children' (to tie in with the movie release) and 'Freedom Swimmer'. I think the pull of the movie swayed...

'The BFG' was one of the defining books of my childhood, and it remains much-loved by children and adults alike. Not all so called ‘classics’ have stood the test of time, but Dahl’s, ‘The BFG' is...

#notsponsored #justlove Though I love all aspects of education, my one true love will always be early childhood education, and though all the years it has been going, Out of the Box Festival has remained committed...

Augmented reality (AR) technology involves using the camera on a smartphone or tablet to view digital images superimposed over real things, in this case a book. This isn't the most technical of definitions but...

Cinderella: The Movie. The Books. Cinderella is without a doubt going to be the biggest children’s movie of the 2015 Easter holidays. Directed by Kenneth Branagh, from a screenplay written by Chris Weitz for Walt Disney Pictures, the film stars Lily James as Ella...

Mary Poppins in all Forms: Book, Movie, Musical and ‘Saving Mr Banks’ Trish and I recently went to see ‘Saving Mr Banks’, the movie which details the story behind the Mary Poppins books and how...

Books to Screen: Story Box Library I like story in all forms. I like print. I like electronic. I like my stories as apps. I like audio stories and I like stories on the screen.  I’m not jumping...

Happy 50th 'Where the Wild Things Are' Every adult book lover will have fond childhood memories of being read ‘Where the Wild Things Are’, and many of us still enjoy it (even more so) in adulthood....

Books to Screen: Part Three Review of 'Read to my Child' I’ve talked before about how I love story in all forms. I like print. I like electronic. I like my stories as apps. I like...

Books to Screen Part Two Welcome to Part Two of ‘Books to Screen’, Part One is here. I’m sorting through the awful YouTube clips of book readings and trying to find some absolute gems that young and...