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Classic children’s books your child will treasure forever

Classic Children's Books  Words by Alex Rayner Photography by Quentin Blake Classic storytelling is one of the best gifts you could ever give a child.  Promising to live on in the imagination forever, these five treasured books are must-read for adults and children. Fog Island by Tomi Ungerer There’s something almost gothic about this slightly spooky tale, published in 2013 and penned by the 87-year-old French-born, Irish-based author...

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Glad Tidings

Fayre of St James Words by Alex Rayner Photography by Which present does Joanna Lumley look back on most fondly this Christmas? A simple copy of Daphne du Maurier’s classic English novel Rebecca, which she can remember receiving and devouring, a few winters ago. “I adore books,” she said, sitting in the pews at St James's Church, Piccadilly, as she waited for festivities to begin at The...

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