This month, Lucy Mangan muses on her childhood favourites, and how passing them down a generation can result in a shared love, or potentially sever even the closest of bonds.  Re-reading your childhood favourites as an adult is a strange experience. Your previous selves shuffle in and out of prominence within you. The child you were when […]

We’re getting ready for a very special Roald Dahl Day this Sunday 13th September so have rounded up 17 jumpsquiffling ways to celebrate no matter where you are in the world.

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This month, Lucy Mangan muses on her childhood TV favourites, and how today’s books mean that children are rediscovering vintage characters like The Clangers on the page as well on screen.

What happened when we posed the ultimate question to guest blogger, Lucy Mangan- which of the new A Puffin Book collection would she take on holiday if she were only allowed three? Read on to find out.

Read an extract from Danny, the Champion of the World on why his dad really is a top pop. We defy you not to eye-smile while reading it.

So often, beautiful picture books form our introduction to the world of books and reading. Our guest blogger Lucy Mangan shares her journey to rediscovering the wonderful world of picture books as a parent.

King of bedtime stories, Spot’s dad really is a top dog. If your pop resembles Spot’s father, Joseph O’Connor’s touching poem about fatherhood, from new book Sons and Fathers will strike a chord.