The Wind in the Willows – Retold by Lesley Sims, illustrated by Mauro Evangelista & performance in Knaresborough

The Wind in the Willows is a classic tale written by Kenneth Grahame that has been retold by Lesley Sims and illustrated by Mauro Evangelista (published by Usborne) for young readers. The story tells of four friends, Ratty, Mole, Badger and Toad. Toad is the rich resident of Toad Hall, an eccentric character who is wowed by the new and the... Continue Reading →

How to Hide a Lion by Helen Stephens at NiddFest

How to Hide a Lion written and illustrated by Helen Stephens (published by Alison Green Books, Scholastic) is a funny story about a little girl called Iris and her new friend, a lion. The lion in question arrived in Iris's town, quite innocently, looking to buy a hat but for some reason the people of the town were completely terrified and... Continue Reading →

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