Happily Ever After: The Evolution of Fairy Tales Across Time and Culture

I was delighted to attend the 2017 IBBY Conference “Happily Ever After: The Evolution of Fairy Tales Across Time and Culture” last Satur [...]

Let’s take a look at some new books

We’ve recently had some new books arrive at the Curriculum Centre, which is always very exciting! Here are some of my favourites: &nbs [...]

Silent Books exhibition in the Curriculum Centre

Monday 6th – Thursday 16th November 2017 Open Learning Centre, University of Brighton, Checkland, Falmer In response to the waves of refug [...]

Useful booklists

We had some students in the Centre recently looking for picture books that they could use to enrich a music lesson. You can search our catal [...]

Tick-Tock, Tick-Tock – “The Book of Dust” is on its way!

Fans of Philip Pullman, who have waited very patiently for quite a while, will be rushing to bookshops from midnight tonight to buy the firs [...]

Delving into the magical world of fairy tales

Yesterday, I was given a wonderful opportunity to attend a lecture on Children’s Literature (EE104 – week 2), run by Sandra Williams [...]

Libraries Week 9th – 14th October 2017

  This week is Libraries Week, where we celebrate all of our different kinds of libraries – including school libraries, public libraries [...]

Jack takes on the giants once more

I recently read a retelling of a story called “The Fiery Dragon” in Daniel Morden’s book Dark Tales from the Woods. The notorious Jack [...]

“Words Have Power. Read a Banned Book”

This week (Sept 24th – Sept 30th) is Banned Books Week, where we celebrate our right to read. The American Library Association’s Office [...]

Arthur Rackham – 150th Anniversary

The 19th September marks the 150th anniversary of the birth of Arthur Rackham, one of the leading illustrators during the “Golden Age of I [...]

Fairy tales around the world

We have recently added to our Traditional Tales section a series of Beloved Tales published by Raintree.  These are collections, in one sli [...]

A round up of award winners

As the new academic year gets under way, here is a round up of some great children’s literature that has been recognised as excellent [...]
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