Tag: young adult

Interview with Morris Gleitzman

The author of Worm Story  talks about his anti-hero, his workshops, the way children have and haven’t changed over the years, why being called a parasite should be a compliment, why “slime” makes such an appealing character to children, his next book, an exclusive recipe/warning for Mars bars and baked apple, and lots more.

A review of Terry Denton’s Storymaze Series

So what’s Denton’s secret? First of all, the book contains a quirky narrative interspersed with cartoons. These aren’t the pretty pastel pictures they got with their preschool books though. Denton’s cartoons are only slightly more sedate than Robert Crumb’s Mr…

The Harry Potter Novels

There have been books that appealed to all ages. There have been books meant for adults that have become, often in an edited form, classics for children. Within the genre of fantasy there have been a few books that have…