I know this might be a slightly heretical thing to say, but I'm not a Charlie and Lola fan. I don't like the way the she talks, or the way she manipulates Charlie, or even the physical way the books are laid out. I don't have any problems with reading, but I know lots of people do, and I imagine these books are quite difficult to approach in the way that the words change size … [Read more...] about Charlie and Lola: We honestly can look after your dog.
<a href="http://shAll I saw on the cover of this was Inkpen, and associating that as I do with Mick, I was very happy to add it to the library haul. But in this one he's not actually the illustrator, that's Chloe, and the style is very different. Not better or worse, just different. There's more in the pictures somehow, which is good when you've got a little girl … [Read more...] about Zoe’s Christmas List. Mick and Chloe Inkpen.