What happened on World Book Day

World Book Day comes but once a year and it sees children dressing up as their favourite book characters, taking their favourite books to school and really engaging with reading. Some schools go the extra mile and bring in special visitors for the day – which is exactly what happened at Lindow Primary School in […]

Lady Mary Wroth

Continuing our spotlight on women in literature from history, we come to the sensational Lady Mary Wroth. She was a member of the Sidney bloodline as the daughter of Robert Sidney who was the brother of Sir Philip Sidney and Mary Sidney Herbert. She had many different works published and had two firsts in literature […]

Mary Sidney Herbert, Countess of Pembroke

Happy International Women’s Day! We thought we’d take some time today to highlight some of our favourite female figures in literature starting with Mary Sidney Herbert. Many people will know that the Sidney family had quite a literary bent, (Sir Philip Sidney for example), however the Countess of Pembroke was one of the first women […]