CKG Review – What you need to know about the Greenaway Shortlist (Part I)

Just in time for today’s medal ceremony – brush up with our handy visual guides to the eight outstanding titles nominated for this year’s Greenaway Medal. Can you decide who’s going to win the coveted prize?

Harry Potter - Greenaway 17A Great Big Cuddle - Greenaway 17Tidy - Greenaway 17Wild Animals Of The North - Greenaway 17

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What We’re Reading Wednesday: Illustrated Harry Potter by Jim Kay

On the eve of Harry Potter Book Night it’s only natural that you’d find us pouring over the amazing newly illustrated Harry Potter…

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Diagon Ally – Jim Kay

It’s such a joy of a book – striking for the fact that it succeeds in feeling totally fresh and new. I have relished the opportunity to revisit Harry Potter but in truth I’m more excited for having seen Jim Kay’s astonishing illustrations. There’s such variety of style and technique that I find myself like a kid in a sweet shop – I really couldn’t say which I like the most. My mouth is already watering at the prospect of seeing the next installment in his interpretation of Harry’s world…

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Lizzie