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Cover StoryThis issue's cover is from Rodney Peppe's The Mice and the Clockwork Bus. Rodney Peppe is interviewed by Stephanie Nettell.
News and comment from the Editor.
Pat Triggs selects books about Christmas.
To mark the sixtieth anniversary of the first appearance of A. A. Milne's famous bear, Chris Powling offers an essay
Noel Streatfeild, a writer of modern classics, is recalled by one of her editors, Susan Dickinson.
Aspects of Beatrix Potter.
Lucy Boston and Frances Hodgson Burnett adapted for television.
In the May issue of Books for Keeps Colin McNaughton explained why the panel of judges for the Mother Goose Award had decided not to nominate a 1985 winner.
Tudor Humphries, an artist whose first children's book was published last year, read the report and talks back to the Mother Goose judges.
Hardbacks to look for, selected by Pat Triggs.
News about what's happening in the children's book world.
News of books on films and television.