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Children’s Book Blog: Recommended read – The Good Little Devil and Other Tales by Pierre Gripari, Arts

Children’s Book Blog: Recommended read – The Good Little Devil and Other Tales by Pierre Gripari

Witches live in broom cupboards, fairies pop out of taps, shoes get married, potatoes befriend guitars, pigs eat stars and little devils make it to heaven in this collection of children’s stories set in and around Paris’s Rue Broca.

By | Arts | Wednesday, 25 September 2013 at 4:00 am

Children’s Book Blog: Ask the Illustrator – David Roberts, Arts

Children’s Book Blog: Ask the Illustrator – David Roberts

Liverpool-born artist David Roberts has illustrated books for some of Britain’s finest children’s authors, including Julia Donaldson, Philip Ardagh and Jacqueline Wilson. But he is perhaps best known as the creator of the immensely popular ‘Dirtie Bertie’, a little boy who boasts a selection of filthy habits, including picking his nose and weeing on a flower bed.

By | Arts | Monday, 12 August 2013 at 6:00 am

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