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Find joy and inspiration in The Secret of the Tattered Shoes – LovemybooksUK

The elements of magic are so fun Buy The Secret of the Tattered Shoes We’re absolutely delighted with this special feature on The Secret of the Tattered Shoes over on LovemybooksUK! It’s so lovely to hear about how Larra was inspired to design her own dresses! Have a read below. Divya tells us how this beautiful picturebook captured her daughter Larra’s imagination: ‘The Secret of the Tattered Shoes is a wonderful and beautifully illustrated book.…

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The colours are rich and organic – Litustrations

The details add beautiful texture and depth Buy The Phoenix of Persia We’re delighted with this great review of The Phoenix of Persia from Litustrations over on Instagram!   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Litustrations (@litustrations) Hooray! The Phoenix of Persia is nominated for the Kate Greenaway Medal 2020! The Phoenix of Persia picked as a top book for Fathers’ Day! Book Trust loves The Phoenix of Persia! The Phoenix of Persia is longlisted for the…

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Visually stunning and beautifully retold – Mummy_to_LM

Quill Soup is wild, bold and colourful Buy Quill Soup We’re over the moon with this fantastic review of Quill Soup from mummy_to_lm over on Instagram! Have a look.   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Rie 🇬🇧 (she/her) (@mummy_to_lm) Yippee! Quill Soup is longlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal 2020! Yay! Quill Soup is awarded a White Raven by the International Youth Library Foundation! Yippee! Illustrator Dale Blankenaar awarded a Golden Island Prize in NAMI Concours!…

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A compassionate retelling of a difficult fairytale – Books For Our Children

It’s the twist at the end that perfects this book  Buy The Secret of the Tattered Shoes We’re delighted with this brilliant review of The Secret of the Tattered Shoes from Books For Our Children! Have a read. I first noticed this book because of its exquisite artwork. Ehsan Abdollahi’s art is rich, lush, with almost touchable texture, made with a mixture of paper dolls and collage (more here), giving a haunting, magical quality to…

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Explore the Shahnameh in our video!

Do you know about the origins of The Phoenix of Persia? Buy The Phoenix of Persia  We spoke to Iranian classics expert and researcher at UCL Mateen Arghandehpour, to explore the Shahnameh, the epic poem which inspired Sally Pomme Clayton’s The Phoenix of Persia. Find out more about this phenomenal piece of literature in the video below! Hooray! The Phoenix of Persia is nominated for the Kate Greenaway Medal 2020! The Phoenix of Persia picked as a top book…

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