Now We Are Growing Up
Series telling the story of childhood reading concludes by looking at the books that help us with the growing pains of our early adolescence and teens.
Series telling the enchanting story of childhood reading looks at books that help us with the growing pains of our early adolescence and teens.
Though words on the page begin to dominate, we still need strong visual imagery in books to understand darker and more complex worlds, as the magical interplay of words and pictures continues into early adulthood.
Books explored here include Treasure Island, Swallows and Amazons, Lord of the Rings, Stig of the Dump, Tracey Beaker, Northern Lights and Artemis Fowl, while there are interviews, readings and demonstrations of their art from leading writers and illustrators including Philip Pullman, Jacqueline Wilson, Eoin Colfer, David Almond, Ralph Steadman and Dave McKean.
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