The Loop Issue 5: cover artwork by Jay Wright

The Loop Magazine Issue 5

The Loop magazine respects the intelligence of its young readers by not assuming to know what children want.

Shh! We Have a Plan by Chris Haughton: LOOK!

Shh! We Have a Plan

Chris Haughton’s latest book proves even profound concepts can be conveyed without words.

A Book is a Book by Jenny Bornholdt and Sarah Wilkins: book book book book book

A Book is a Book

Sarah Wilkins’ illustrations pepper this book about books with flavours of New Zealand.

Zoom Zoom Zoom by Katherina Manolessou: cover artwork screenprint

Zoom Zoom Zoom at Material

Katherina Manolessou’s screen prints for her debut children’s book demonstrate both the art and craft of image-making.

A Possum's Tail by Gabby Dawnay and Alex Barrow: dog on wheels

A Possum’s Tail

Long-time collaborators Gabby Dawnay and Alex Barrow discuss the musicianship in making books.    

The Tiny King

In Taro Miura’s hands, the nuclear family has never looked so good.

A Lion in Paris

Chris Haughton discusses what makes Beatrice Alemagna’s work so inventive.

The World Is Round

Gertrude Stein’s first book for children was so unconventional it still feels ‘new’ 75 years on.  

This Is Not My Hat

Jon Klassen proves there’s more to children’s literature than bright colours and happy endings.

What’s Inside?

OKIDO’s latest book imparts to its readers scientific inquiry and X-ray vision.