Celebrating Children's Authors and Illustrators Week

Celebrating Children's Authors and Illustrators Week

by Lewis Saddington February 03, 2020 3 min read 0 Comments

Here at Country House Library, there are few things we enjoy more than a good story. And, with national Children's Authors and Illustrators Week just beginning, we knew that this would be our perfect opportunity to revisit some of the many tales by beloved authors that introduced so many of us to the joys of reading in the first place. From Peter Rabbit to Winnie the Pooh, keep reading if you're wanting to ignite some nostalgia with your childhood story-time favourites!
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Tragic Reality to Beautiful Fiction: The Origins of Peter Pan

Tragic Reality to Beautiful Fiction: The Origins of Peter Pan

by Amelia Baker May 07, 2019 2 min read 0 Comments

J. M. Barrie's The Story of Peter Pan simply doesn't grow old. But, as much as the classic Peter Pan book deserves to have a place on any child's bookshelf, the origins of the story and the characters themselves are far more grounded in reality, much unlike our flying hero and heroine Peter and Wendy.
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