Tag Archives: Axel Scheffler

The Mouse that Roared (in Different Dialects)

To mark the publication of The Train Mouse, here’s a slightly edited version of an article I wrote for the ITI Bulletin, which first appeared in their January-February edition (please consider buying it from an independent bookshop in these challenging … Continue reading

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February Reads

So I didn’t read as much as I’d have liked in February, but there were some exciting things all the same. I got to read Simone Buchholz’s Mexikoring, on which more later… Watch this space! Likewise, Zugmaus by Uwe Timm, illustrated by … Continue reading

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Sharing a Shell

Sharing a Shell by Julia Donaldson and illustrated by Lydia Monks is another of fils cadet‘s library books from the weekend. It’s interesting to note the difference made by a change of illustrator – the rhyming text is still obviously Donaldson … Continue reading

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