The Books which Inspired Studio Ghibli Films

It may surprise you to know that many of Studio Ghibli's catalogue of films originate from literary sources. Howl's Moving Castle and Arietty are among the adaptations most people are aware of, yet we've discovered that 13 of the studio's 22 feature films find t…

Free Peter Rabbit Printable Stationery - An Easter Treat

Happy Easter Readers! I've decided to release my popular Peter Rabbit Stationery Suite as a free digital download All My Pretty Books readers. The printables in this suite include 12 A5 sized notepapers, 6 A6 notecards and an envelope template with liner, featuring characte…

Count Olaf's Misfortune Teller Touring Waterstones This Week

To promote the second instalment of A Series If Unfortunate Events on Netflix, Count Olaf's Misfortune Telling Machine will be touring Waterstones stores across the UK. Here is the official announcement from Netflix: Listen up! Something very unfortunate is on its way to YOU…

Wilkie Collins Quote

I'm currently reading Wilkie Collin's most celebrated novel, The Woman in White, and discovered this wonderful quote within the first few lines. It really is a rather good read, by the way, so if you haven't already enjoyed it, I suggest you go and find yourself a c…

MinaLima's Exquisite Fairy Tale Series

MinaLima, the amazingly talented design team behind the props and paraphernalia of the Harry Potter franchise, have published a series of beautiful interactive fairytale books . A post shared by Karin (@karinlipski) on Mar 16, 2017 at 4:31am PDT I first discovered this series whi…

The Mermaid and Mrs Hancock - Book Review

The Mermaid and Mrs Hancock by Imogen Hermes Gowar Reviewed by Amanda Kennedy on March 24th, 2018 The Mermaid and Mrs Hancock is Hermes Gowar's debut novel, an exquisite, slow-burning story of historical romance set in the late 18th century. Don't be deceived by the tit…

List of Macmillan Collector's Library Editions

In 2015, Pan Macmillan acquired the independent publisher, Collector's Library, who were famed for producing pocket-sized editions of classic literature in hardback form. From 2016, Macmillan began republishing the Collector's Edition Library with an updated jacket desi…