For several decades Judy Blume has been winning legions of fans around the world with her stories. More than 75 million copies of her books have been sold, and her work has been translated into twenty-eight languages. She receives thousands of letters every month from readers of all ages who share their feelings and concerns with her. Judy lives on islands up and down the east coast of America with her husband.
Which books did you love as a child? Did you jump down the rabbit hole with Alice or swing through the jungle with Mowgli? Here are thirteen classic children's books to pass on to the next generation.
Time have announced their 100 best young-adults novels of all time and four of our books have made the list.
This month’s recommended novel for book clubs is In The Unlikely Event by Judy Blume, a beautiful, gripping novel based on real events and Judy Blume's own childhood experiences.
Whether you're reading on a far-flung beach or in your own back garden, you can still be transported somewhere exciting with this summer's best new books, from the likes of Jessie Burton, Mark Watson and Judy Blume.
Our pick of the best books to take to the beach, to the pool, to read in the garden or any other kind of holiday this Summer.
Twelve months-worth of brilliant new books from the USA's brightest and best writers.
Judy Blume, the best-loved author of Forever and Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret is coming to the UK to talk about her new book for adults, In The Unlikely Event. Don't miss her!
We all know a beautiful book cover when we see one – it can pull you as if by magic from one side of the bookshop to the other with its shiny gold foil or its stroke-me surface. But magic it is not: Charlie Mainprize in Picador’s production team took us through some example...
The summer holidays have come to a decisive end and the children are back in the classroom. The return of the school run and the fact that Facebook has been entirely taken over with photos of cute kids in uniform, shiny and smiling at the prospect of their first day, has got us thinking about our...
TBT - Indie Bookstore Day coming next week April 28. Come in and say hi.
by @ItsMeJudyBlume - 16 hours ago
Meeting a young reader.
by @ItsMeJudyBlume - yesterday
All three of us wore our raincoats and rubbers and my father took his big, black umbrella. There wer...
by @ItsMeJudyBlume - 4 days ago
Taking a look at Margaret through masculine eyes.
by @ItsMeJudyBlume - 6 days ago
Shout out to Judy's Tiger Eyes.
by @ItsMeJudyBlume - 8 days ago