CHILDREN’S | Daily Mail Online

CHILDREN’S By Sally Morris for the Daily Mail Published: 22:11 BST, 16 June 2022 | Updated: 22:11 BST, 16 June 2022 THE MAGIC FARAWAY TREE by Jacqueline Wilson (Hodder £12.99, 304pp) THE MAGIC FARAWAY TREE  by Jacqueline Wilson (Hodder £12.99, 304pp)  Enid Blyton’s original Faraway Tree books entranced generations of readers and now bestselling author … Read more

WHAT BOOK would broadcaster, gardener and novelist Alan Titchmarsh take to a desert island? 

WHAT BOOK would broadcaster, gardener and novelist Alan Titchmarsh take to a desert island? Alan Titchmarsh is currently reading Robert Byron’s The Road To Oxiana  The broadcaster would take a book by P. G. Wodehouse to a desert island Beatrix Potter’s The Tale Of Peter Rabbit, first gave Alan the reading bug  By Daily Mail Reporter … Read more

SCI-FI & FANTASY | Daily Mail Online

SCI-FI & FANTASY By Jamie Buxton For The Daily Mail Published: 22:05 GMT, 6 January 2022 | Updated: 22:05 GMT, 6 January 2022 A MARVELLOUS LIGHT by Freya Marske (Tor £16.99, 384 pp) A MARVELLOUS LIGHT by Freya Marske (Tor £16.99, 384 pp) In this beautifully rendered Edwardian world, magic is the preserve of a … Read more

Poetic ways to fill the days… BEL MOONEY reveals the best books to gift those who love rhymes

Poetic ways to fill the days… BEL MOONEY reveals the best books to gift those who love rhymes this Christmas Bel Mooney has picked out a selection of the best books for poetry lovers  Ana Sampson inspires celebration of the Natural History Museum in Wonder  Kim Moore delights women with feisty collection All The Men … Read more

Be royally entertained at Henley! UK’s leading book festival returns with starry line-up

Be royally entertained at Henley! UK’s leading book festival returns with starry line-up – including Sarah Ferguson, Gyles Brandreth and Sopranos star Stevie Van Zandt Henley Literary Festival returns next month both in person and online Sarah Ferguson and Alexandra Shulman are the latest additions to the line-up  The Duchess of York will discuss her Mills … Read more

Remembering the wood old days! Author says we need ‘small-scale circular economies’

NATURE  THE WOOD AGE  by Roland Ennos (William Collins £20, 336 pp) If your surname is Cooper, Carpenter, Wheelwright, Wainwright, Shipwright, Bowyer, Fletcher, Turner, Bowler, Sawyer or Forester, then one of your ancestors worked with hand tools and wood. One thing this wonderful book reminds you of is the resourcefulness of our forebears, who grew … Read more