The author of The Snowman has sadly passed away, but his classics have become part of British children's literary tradition.
If you're looking for a romantic read this Valentine's, take a look at my top 5 romance list.
I once heard the expression that there is nothing original left in the world. If you think you have a fantastic idea for a story, chances are it’s been thought of before, if not in this generation then the previous one or the previous one. But some of my favourite novels have been reimagining’s of classic fairy tales: Wildwood Dancing by Juliett Marillier is a retelling of The Twelve Dancing Princesses and The Princess and the Frog and incorporates a lot of Transylvanian culture and folklore as well. My all-time favourite young adult novel North Child is a beautiful retelling of the Norwegian fairy tale East of the Sun, West…