Monthly Archives: May 2012

Why it’s worth putting a lot of effort into building new libraries

By |May 17th, 2012|

Every now and then something happens to remind you why you push and push for better access to children’s book in schools. A few minutes ago a boy – one of the most troubled (and troublesome) I’ve met for a long time – turned up at my office door clutching one of our new library […]

By |May 1st, 2012|

“Even the state of defeat was propitious for there is notthing in this world or the next that is not of use to the writer.”

Gabriel Garcia Marquez in Living to tell the tale.