Merseyside social enterprise shares big plans for the year ahead

At a time when many families are feeling the squeeze as the cost of living rises sharply, the founders of Merseyside social enterprise, Split Perspectivz, are on a mission to make a difference to the lives of local children.  Having delivered 16,000 free boxes filled with books, stationery and papercrafts to

For the Love of Libraries

“The more that you read, the more you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you will go.” So said Dr. Seuss. A recent study by the National Literacy Trust (NLT), however, suggests that children are in danger of missing out on the magic of reading due to

Book Review – 9-12 Years Fiction

The Night Bus Hero - Onjali Q. Rauf £5.99I've been getting into trouble for as long I can remember. Usually I don't mind 'cos some of my best, most brilliant ideas have come from sitting in detention. But recently it feels like no one believes me about anything - even

Book Review – Teenage Fiction

The Bell Jar - Sylvia Plath £7.99When Esther Greenwood wins an internship on a New York fashion magazine in 1953, she is elated, believing she will finally realise her dream to become a writer. But in between the cocktail parties and piles of manuscripts, Esther’s life begins to slide out

Book Review – 5-8 Years

An Alien in the Jam Factory - Chrissie Sains £6.99Scooter McLay’s cerebral palsy affects how quickly he can move his body, but his hyper-creative brain is a constant fizz of brilliant ideas. He spends every day inventing top secret recipes and machines for his family's jam factory. There's just one