Quill and Quire

Children and YA Fiction

By James Heneghan

I detest faeries. They dress funny, have difficult names, and are usually cloyingly impish. Not surprisingly, I try to avoid books – usually long, involved Celtic epics – in which faeries might play a part. ... Read More »

January 21, 2004 | Filed under: Children and YA Fiction

By Karen Wallace

A disclaimer on the back of Karen Wallace’s latest novel, Wendy, states: “This book is not authorised by or affiliated with Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity, the owner of the copyright in J M ... Read More »

January 15, 2004 | Filed under: Children and YA Fiction

By Renée Schwarz

Author, illustrator, and toy designer Renee Schwarz unmasks a new addition to the Kids Can Press series of craft books. Making Masks provides step-by-step instructions for 13 intriguing craft projects ideal for Halloween, drama class, ... Read More »

January 14, 2004 | Filed under: Children and YA Fiction