The History of the ISBN

The History of the ISBN

You don’t have to be a book enthusiast to be aware of the acronym ISBN, many people will have heard of it even if they have no knowledge of what it stands for. This year marks 50 years since the International Standard Book Number was rolled out worldwide. To celebrate we are taking a look […]

Great series from the the past.

It has been 10 years since the release of The Deathly Hallows, the final installment in J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series that created a global phenomenon. Since the unparalleled success of these stories and no doubt in part due to their financial success, there has been an unending parade of fiction for young audiences spanning […]

75th Anniversary of The Famous Five

Reading is a fundamental part of a child’s development and one of the greatest exponents of getting children to read was Enid Blyton, who wrote over 600 books in her time and has sold an estimated 600 million copies of her books, quite amazing.   This year marks the 75th Anniversary of the publication of […]