Nicolette Jones

Writes of Passage

Nicolette Jones is the children’s book editor of the Sunday Times and has been a reviewer, feature writer, diarist, and book-prize judge. In 2012, she was shortlisted for the Eleanor Farjeon award for her “outstanding contribution to the world of children’s books.

Nicolette joined Nikki Gamble In The Reading Corner to talk about her anthology, Writes of Passage, a personal selection of words to inspire young (and not so young) readers.

About Writes of Passage
An inspiring collection of over 100 pieces of writing – poems, prose, letters, speeches, song lyrics, quotations, and more – from Shakespeare to Stephen Hawking; Greta Thunberg to Galileo; Malala to Martin Luther King; and Lin-Manuel Miranda to Lord Tennyson – which are in turn powerful, funny, moving, wise, and thought-provoking, and expertly selected and with accessible, thoughtful commentary by Nicolette Jones, children’s book critic for The Sunday Times.

Also reviewed on our website by Martin Galway.