Delve into tiny, handmade books by Jacqueline Wilson, Axel Scheffler, Philip Ardagh, Joseph Coelho, Katherine Rundell, Viviane Schwarz and Jane Porter. Then get tips for writing your own mini book from author, S F Said.
Miniature books by Axel Scheffler
In this brand new book by Axel Scheffler – specially made for the British Library – Fipsy the squirrel finds out how to make home-schooling fun. Axel also shows us his own tiny version of The Snail and the Whale and a copy of The Gruffalo, made for his daughter’s dolls' house.
A Rabbit Tale by Jacqueline Wilson
Jacqueline Wilson introduces us to Radish, the toy rabbit who lives on her desk.
Tim Little by Philip Ardagh
Philip Ardagh tells the tiny tale of Tim Little, who has very little time to get to the library! Can you find all the hidden details for book-fiends and library-lovers?
Lightning by Viviane Schwarz
Viviane Schwarz’s exquisite book, Lightning, explores beginnings and endings.
Skyscraper by Viviane Schwarz
In Viviane Schwarz’s Skyscraper, a girl looks from her window to see a tower block winking back at her.
The Sunshine Cupboard by Jane Porter
In this gorgeous pop-up book, Jane Porter opens The Sunshine Cupboard to bring the colours of the rainbow inside on a rainy day.
The Young Bird Catcher by Katherine Rundell
Katherine Rundell reads the opening of her story, The Young Bird Catcher, while her black Labrador Rainbow listens eagerly.
Writing tips from S F Said
SF Said, the author of Varjak Paw, offers tips for writing your own miniature book.
The Fossil by Joseph Coelho
The Fossil, by Joseph Coelho, is a gentle story about creatures from the sea who have dark intentions.
The Fossil, by writer and poet Joseph Coelho, is a gentle story about creatures from the sea who have dark intentions.