Nicolette Jones

Nicolette Jones is an award-winning author, critic and broadcaster, specialising in literary and arts journalism. She has been the children’s book reviewer of The Sunday Times for more than two decades, and in 2012 was shortlisted for the Eleanor Farjeon Award for distinguished service to the world of children’s books.  She has been a Director of the children’s/young adult programme at the Oxford Literary Festival and a Royal Literary Fund Writing Fellow at UCL.

Judith Kerr: A Storyteller’s Life
Judith Kerr is one of the world’s finest and best-loved writers for children and young adults. Among her best-loved classics are MogThe Tiger Who Came to Tea and When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit. She talks about her life and books, including her latest illustrated novel, Mr Cleghorn’s Seal, with writer, critic and broadcaster Nicolette Jones.
The Disappearance of Emile Zola: Love, Literature and the Dreyfus Case

This video is about 28th Feb – H1 – 8.30pm – The Disappearance of Emile Zola: Love, Literature and the Dreyfus Case

Workers’ Tales
Explore a collection of political tales selected and introduced by the brilliant critic and author Michael Rosen. In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, political tales appeared frequently in British workers’ magazines, delighting readers of all ages, In Workers’ Tales, described by Philip Pullman as ‘a wonder-filled collection, which testifies to… the breadth of the human imagination but also to the enduring importance of my favourite virtue, hope’...