Page 6, 12th December 1986

12th December 1986
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Page 6, 12th December 1986
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Old Favourite Spins Another Modern Tale

Fiction JOAN Lingard is a reliable writer of fiction for children and adolescents, her stories set in Northern Ireland or Scotland and always involving themes from the world......

Scamper Through History

Macmillan Children's Encyclopedia (new edition), General Editor Leonard Sealy (Macmillan, £16.95). ONE of the most noticeable things about children's books today is the......

Balthazar, Et Al Brought To Life

Religion PAULINE Baynes is one of today's best known illustrators of children's books, partly because she has illustrated some very famous ones — including (as I well remember)......

Let The Pictures Tell The Story Of The Mice, The Miners...

Picture ONE of the loveliest recent picture books is Old Bear, with test and pictures by Jane Hissey (Hutchinson, £5.95). A family toy is put away in the attic and rescued by......

Literary Stocking Stuffers

Christmas ADVENT calendars have windows which open, one for each day leading up to Christmas. Sophie Windham's The Twelve Days of Christmas (Macmillan, £6.50) is a beautifully......

Santa In The Dock And Seasonal Artistry

GALLERIES by Leigh Hatts IT IS exactly 300 years since Father Christmas was tried, and cleared by a jury, of "encouraging His Majesty's subjects in idleness, gluttony,......