Tag Archives: Jan Pienkowski

‘The Princess Who Had No Kingdom’, by Ursula Jones, illustrated by Sarah Gibb

‘The Princess Who Had No Kingdom‘, by Ursula Jones, illustrated by Sarah Gibb (published by Orchard Books) This book was recommended to me by Tracy Kewley, who had been browsing my Pinterest boards and spotted that I liked Rob Ryan‘s work.  She then thoughtfully (and accurately) deduced that I might enjoy Gibb’s illustrations for this […]

Christmas loft treasure no.5 – ‘Christmas’, by Jan Pieńkowski

I’m not enough of a wordsmith to describe just how elated I was when I discovered this book – the last festive loft treasure I’m sharing this week – among the boxes in Dad’s loft.  This book, beyond all the others I owned, epitomised Christmas for me (dare I say it, even more so than […]

Spooky stories

I just couldn’t let Hallowe’en go by without sharing a little of what we’ve been reading recently, as well as a little of what we’ve been making. I’ve been trying to retain a more autumnal feel to our stories and not focus toooooo much on the ghosts and ghoulies side of things, but as the […]