We’ve got historical novels as well novels set in the present day as our suggestions for great reads this month. We head to Bristol with Helen Dunmore, Scotland with Polly Clark, America with George Saunders […]
Books & Poetry Articles
Listen to these amazingly magical poems from Peter Bently and Jeanne Willis, and teller of tall tales, Andra Simons. For ages 5 to 7. Recorded by The National Poetry Library, part of Imagine Festival for Children.
I prefer the Puritan merchants of Protestant art, the businessmen of bourse, wool house and guild, to madonnas, or scenery with milkmaids, can’t enjoy populated countryside, want fields and beaches empty, though like a crowd […]
It wasn’t there when a plain hut in pale wash featured a ghost dog and a leafless tree. But when the sheepfold with its wheel inside appeared, tree sprouting leaves at last, with cows and […]
I have been here before or somewhere like this: A dark cart waiting behind me, a spire, Trees with trembling leaves And an enormous sky, tenderly pale Egg-shell blue, with drifts of white clouds. So […]