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Michael Morpurgo: 'When you read to a child you don't know what memories you leave'

Michael Morpurgo: 'When you read to a child you don't know what memories you leave'

Michael Morpurgo: 'When you read to a child you don't know what memories you leave'

The children's author will be reading his poems at the Cambridge Literary Festival to accompany Camille Saint-Saëns’ Carnival of the Animals.


New novel by Cambridge author Shahida Rahman looks at the unknown women of the Suffragette movement

New novel by Cambridge author Shahida Rahman looks at the unknown women of the Suffragette movement

New novel by Cambridge author Shahida Rahman looks at the unknown women of the Suffragette movement

An Ayah’s Choice, published on March 29 by Onwe, is an historical coming-of-age story set in the early 20th century.


A host of events for children taking place at Waterstones in Cambridge

A host of events for children taking place at Waterstones in Cambridge

A host of events for children taking place at Waterstones in Cambridge

There will be storytimes and activities, as well as themed parties and author signings.


Stalking nightmare of local MP was inspiration for new thriller

Stalking nightmare of local MP was inspiration for new thriller

Stalking nightmare of local MP was inspiration for new thriller

The Cambridgeshire author with a new Netflix series reveals how former local MP Heidi Allen helped with research for her latest book


Heart-warming ‘Lovebirds’ is a visual feast for readers

Heart-warming ‘Lovebirds’ is a visual feast for readers

Heart-warming ‘Lovebirds’ is a visual feast for readers

Local artist Jamie Suggs’ beautifully illustrated new title published by Cambridge Children’s Books


Cambridgeshire author Lou Carter's book There is No Dragon in this Story to feature on Cbeebies Bedtime Stories

Cambridgeshire author Lou Carter's book There is No Dragon in this Story to feature on Cbeebies Bedtime Stories

Cambridgeshire author Lou Carter's book There is No Dragon in this Story to feature on Cbeebies Bedtime Stories

The Impington-based children’s author is to have her book read out on the CBeebies channel this evening (Friday, January 14).


Gytha Lodge reveals secrets of her spine-tingling ideas

Gytha Lodge reveals secrets of her spine-tingling ideas

Gytha Lodge reveals secrets of her spine-tingling ideas

The bestselling author talks about her new novel, and how she learned to write and pitch gripping narratives, ahead of a talk in Cambridge.


Notebook of Sir Isaac Newton writing thought lost for 350 years is added to the Cambridge University Library collection

Notebook of Sir Isaac Newton writing thought lost for 350 years is added to the Cambridge University Library collection

Notebook of Sir Isaac Newton writing thought lost for 350 years is added to the Cambridge University Library collection

It illuminates his complex relationship with Christianity.


Our pick of the best books for Christmas

Our pick of the best books for Christmas

Our pick of the best books for Christmas

If you want something a little different from this year's blockbusters, try these hidden gems.


Cambridge author David J Harrison publishes debut novel, Recursion

Cambridge author David J Harrison publishes debut novel, Recursion

Cambridge author David J Harrison publishes debut novel, Recursion

Published by The Book Guild Publishing on October 28, the novel is a thriller reminiscent of the works of Haruki Murakami and Steven King.


Cambridge author Maggie James’s memoir recalls life in 1980s Saudi Arabia

Cambridge author Maggie James’s memoir recalls life in 1980s Saudi Arabia

Cambridge author Maggie James’s memoir recalls life in 1980s Saudi Arabia

No Way Home: A Novelised Memoir is an occasionally harrowing semi-autobiographical novel based on the writer’s own experiences.


Cambridge author wins British Academy Book Prize for Global Cultural Understanding

Cambridge author wins British Academy Book Prize for Global Cultural Understanding

Cambridge author wins British Academy Book Prize for Global Cultural Understanding

Waves Across the South: A New History of Revolution and Empire by Sujit Sivasundaram was praised for its ingenuity and meticulous research.


Cambridge author Rebecca Patterson publishes new book, Nursery? Not Today!

Cambridge author Rebecca Patterson publishes new book, Nursery? Not Today!

Cambridge author Rebecca Patterson publishes new book, Nursery? Not Today!

The book is specifically for children who may be anxious about starting nursery.


Cambridge patients’ fragmented memories inspire new book of poetry

Cambridge patients’ fragmented memories inspire new book of poetry

Cambridge patients’ fragmented memories inspire new book of poetry

The Rev Phil Sharkey launches Words to Remember – Poems Lost and Found today (October 7 - National Poetry Day).


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