• Melissa Thom

Pilot Episode: Starting Very Early On

Updated: Mar 3

Books for children aged 0-3 years old.

Melissa talks to children's literature expert, Lucy Shepherd, on the importance of reading to babies and toddlers right from the start. They discuss the best places to find new book recommendations and share some of their own personal favourites.

Melissa also chats to co-founder of Barefoot Books, Tessa Strickland, and Director of the Bath Children's Literature Festival, Gill McClay.

Spellbound Book List: 0-3yrs

TES: My best teacher: Joanne Rowling

Bath Children's Literature Festival

Barefoot Books

Branford Boase Book Awards

Blue Peter Book Awards

Costa Book Awards

Waterstones Children's Prize

The CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Children's Book Awards

Pippa Pixley

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