Nostalgia

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The Babysitters Club

How well do the beloved pre-teen books stand the test of time?

Confessions of Georgia Nicholson by Louise Rennison

Confessions of Georgia Nicholson by Louise Rennison

Angus, thongs, and a trip down memory lane...

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The Clan of the Cave Bear by Jean M. Auel

Ahead of the publication of the final instalment, we look back at the Earth's Children series.

Point Horror

Point Horror

Halloween week continues with a nostalgic look back at the Point Horror young adults horror series.

Girls Annuals

Retro Girls’ Annuals

Alexis Somerville on her obsession with collecting retro girls' annuals...

Anastasia Ask Your Analyst by Lois Lowry

Banned Books: Anastasia by Lois Lowry

Forget werewolves, wizards and vampire sex and instead reminisce about Anastasia...

The Complete Harry Potter Collection by JK Rowling

Banned Books: Harry Potter by JK Rowling

Banned Books Week continues with everyone's favourite teen wizard...

Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll Collectors Library Book Cover

Banned Books: Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll

Banned Books Week commences with a look at Lewis Carroll's children's classic...

Edith Nesbit Book Cover The Story of the Treasure Seekers

The Story of the Treasure Seekers by Edith Nesbit

Kate Phillips tells us about her love for Edith Nesbit's lesser-known children's classic.

Sweet Valley Twins Francine Pascal Sisters At War

Sweet Valley Twins by Francine Pascal

A retro love-in about the antics of Elizabeth and Jessica Wakefield in the Sweet Valley series.

The Bewitching of Alison Allbright

The Bewitching of Alison Allbright by Alan Davidson

Learn from Alison Allbright, and be careful what you wish for.

The Worst Witch by Jill Murphy

The Worst Witch by Jill Murphy

Jill Murphy's classic creation, The Worst Witch, written when she was only eighteen.