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Our most recent print magazine was our Spring 2020 edition.

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Our most recent print magazine was our Spring 2020 edition.


Words of Wisdom

We've been lucky enough to chat with some of the most wonderful storytellers of our time about the power of the imagination, their inspiration and what they love about London.

Here are some of our favourites.

Claire Gill talks to Michael Morpurgo

Owl or Pussycat by Michael Morpurgo and illustrated by Polly Dunbar publishes on 1st September. Claire Gill caught up with him on the morning of publication.

Thomas Harding talks to Claire Gill

Claire Gill talks to Thomas Harding about his first children’s picture book, The House by the Lake: The Story of a Home and a Hundred Years of History.

A charming new French teacher

We love the new series by Jim Field to help us all get to grips with the glorious French language.

Fifteen Minutes with Matt Haig

Claire Gill caught up with Matt Haig about keeping a place for books in our lives and for finding the hero right infront of you.


Fifteen Minutes with Robin Stevens

We talked to Robin Stevens about murder, mysteries and the magic of stories.

Cressida Cowell in conversation

Cressida Cowell talks about movies, books and creativity....

An assembly with Ade Adepitan

Ade Adepitan talks to us about his new book and how we can all be superheroes.

20 minutes with Michael Morpurgo

We caught up with Michael Morpurgo on the eve of the publication of his latest book Boy Giant - Son of Gulliver.

20 minutes with Oliver Jeffers

On the eve of the launch of Oliver Jeffers' new book, Claire Gill catches up with him.

Interview with Michael Rosen

Michael Rosen talks about his new book and why we all need to ask questions.

a&u interview with Lauren Child

Lauren Child chats with Claire Gill

World Book Day Author Abi Elphinstone talks to Claire Gill

Abi Elphinstone tells us about her inspirations, motivations and what she's got on her bedside table

Rob Biddulph

Rob Biddulph talks to Claire about drawing, making mistakes and favourite spots in London

Five minutes with Ben Fogle

Ben Fogle on books, inspiration and heroes

Interview with Katherine Rundell

We chat to the author of The Explorer, The Wolf Wilder, Rooftoppers and The Girl Savage

10 minutes with Konnie Huq

The author and former Blue Peter presenter in Lockdown in West London