Toppsta - Childrens Books – Reviews

Various

Author Links

Various

  • 5 stars across 773 books
    Miriam Edwards comes from a long line of dressmakers and tailors. Her mother taught her to make clothes for her dolls and then for herself, and alter she did the same for her own children. Miriam discovered patchwork when she went to the National Parchwork Championships with friends in 1992. She was enthralled by what she saw and came home weighed down with fabrics. She soon started attending classes and made her first quilt in 1993. In 2001 she became a Young Quilter's Representative, and she now holds regular children's workshops. Her patterns have been published in Patchwork and Quilting and Fabrications magazines.

    Claire Buckley has been a teacher and textile designer for 20 years, teaching in secondary schools as well as exhibiting her work in galleries. She is the Chairman of the Young Embroiderers Guild. Her designs use embroidery for fashion and accessories and she often uses recycled materials. Her projects for children have been featured in magazines as well as on the internet.

    Nancy Nicholson grew up in a creative environment as her parents were both textile designers. She attended Maidstone College of Art where she did a BA in Graphic Design, and then went on to The Royal College of Art where she did an MA in Fine Art Textiles. Since leaving college Nancy has been working to exhibition with works in paper, print and embroidery, and experimenting widely in many aspects of textiles and design, both commercial and fine art based, including contributing to craft books and magazine articles. For the past ten years she has taught art and craft to children and adults. Nancy lives in Kent.

    Filter

    Publication Date

    Series

    1st January 2017

    Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

    Lewis Carroll's fantastical tale is an artist's dream. With the complete, unabridged text and glowing full-colour illust... More

    (38 reviews)
    Review
    4th May 2017

    The Secret Garden: V&A Collector's Edition

    The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett is a magical novel for adults and children alike. This new hardback i... More

    (16 reviews)
    Review
    1st September 2019

    Forgotten Fairy Tales of Brave and Brilliant Girls

    Once known, now largely forgotten, these empowering fairy tales have been brought together to inspire a new generation o... More

    (15 reviews)
    Review
    13th April 2018

    Brain Teasers

    Who's the smarty pants in your family? Packed with number and logic puzzles, riddles, dingbats, codes and much more, thi... More

    (12 reviews)
    Review
    25th July 2016

    Birthday Present

    New title in this delightful storybook-and-stickers series, in which Bing finds it hard to hand over Sula's birthday p... More

    (11 reviews)
    Review
    1st November 2016

    100 Things to Know About the Human Body

    Did you know you cry two types of tears? And up to 30 trillion red blood cells pass through your heart in a minute? With... More

    (9 reviews)
    Review
    1st January 2017

    10 More Ten-Minute Stories

    These ten wonderful stories whisk you to magical worlds where gingerbread men come to life, dragons lurk in caves, and g... More

    (8 reviews)
    Review
    1st May 2016

    Archie Snufflekins Oliver Valentine Cupcake Tiberius Cat

    Archie, Cupcake, Oliver, Valentine... the cat who lives on Blossom Street is called something different by everyone, and... More

    (5 reviews)
    Review
    6th October 2011

    Don't Worry, Hugless Douglas

    A new edition of this bestselling story with a striking new cover. Where do you go with a BIG worry? Hugless Dougla... More

    (5 reviews)
    Review
    3rd May 2018

    Never Get Bored Book

    This treasure trove of boredom-busting ideas will keep children entertained for hours on end, whatever the weather. Stag... More

    (4 reviews)
    Review
    Image to show page is loading Show More Books

    Most Popular Book

    Recent Reviews

    Series by
    Various

    Puffin Classics

    Illustrated Story Collections

    Lonely Planet Kids

    Bing

    100 Things to Know

    Hugless Douglas

    Never Get Bored

    365 Activities

    Gift Sets

    First Sticker Books

    Activity and Puzzle Books

    Activity Book

    Fold and Fly

    Brainteasers

    Story Collections for Little Children

    Farmyard Friends

    Nat Geo - Activity Books

    Fold-out and Colour

    Rainbow Reading

    Winning Sports for Girls

    Sports Injuries: How to Prevent, Diagnose, and Treat S.

    Bible Colour and Learn

    Read Me!: Heroic Jobs

    826 Quarterly

    I Love to Learn

    Nations in Transition

    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

    Facts on File Science Dictionary Series.

    Issues Series

    Batman

    Little Giants

    Charmed

    Visual Reference Library

    Young Story Time

    Usborne pocket nature

    Sesame Street

    Little Golden Book

    Illustrated Stories

    Beginners Plus Series

    Baby's Very First Books

    Little Golden Book Treasury

    Mythology A to Z

    I Can Read Level 1

    Pocket Science

    Sticker Dolly Dressing

    Phonics Story Collections

    Colouring Books

    I Can

    Art Books

    Beginner Books(R)

    Happy Tin

    1001 Things to Spot

    Sticker Dressing

    Usborne Drawing, Doodling and Colouring

    Mummy and Me

    Faber Children's Classics

    Reading Stars

    Blue Series

    Red Series

    Violet Series

    Bloom's How to Write About

    Countries of the World

    Companion to Literature Series

    American Biographies

    Trail Blazers

    Bloom's Shakespeare Through the Ages

    Point/Counterpoint: Issues in Contemporary American Society

    Of the World

    Holidays and Celebrations

    Chilling Archives of Horror Comics

    Literacy World Satellites

    Global Organizations

    Gallup Major Trends and Events

    Helping Youth with Mental, Physical, and Social Challenges Series

    Illicit and Misused Drugs Series

    Pearson Baccalaureate Primaryyears Programme

    Puzzle Cards + Pen

    Activity and Puzzle Cards

    Things to make & do

    Picture Book Collection

    Factivity

    Scholastic Classics

    Activity Packs

    Mattel Gift Tins

    Visual Factfinder S.

    Cambridge Storybooks

    Classics

    The Loud House

    Classic Fiction

    First Colouring Books

    Skyracer Yellow

    Usborne Minis

    Scribble Books

    Collins

    We're Going on a Bear Hunt

    Flipped

    Delightful Traditional Stories Collection

    Storytime Bind-up

    BOND 11+

    Cat in the Hat's Learning Library

    Puffin in Bloom

    5-minute Tales Treasury

    11+