Brett Bear

Jul 4th, 2016 Fiction 1 min read

On December 20th 2014, a bear named Brett was gifted to a writer, lighting a bulb in her already over-active imagination. Armed with images of the dungaree-and-TMNT-hoodie-clad plush toy and a basic pitch, she approached a writer she had been longing to work with for some time and, together, they breathed life into him. Aimed at children aged 3 and over, Brett Bear's interactive website...

Helping Henry Home

Jul 4th, 2016 Fiction 1 min read

Every since he could remember, Henry had wanted to go to the zoo but everyone told him he was simply far too young. On his 5th birthday, Henry's family make his dreams come true, but when they accidentally leave him there it's up to the animals to help Henry find his Mum again. A short children's story, inspired by a piece written for Gurpreet's MA degree, with illustrations by...

Conformity and Non-Conformity in The Tim Burton Fairytale

Jul 4th, 2016 Non-Fiction 1 min read

'Conformity and Non-Conformity in The Tim Burton Fairytale' looks at the films of Tim Burton through a theoretical lens. It offers an in-depth examination of the representations of conformity and non-conformity in three of Burton's most notable fairytale films (Edward Scissorhands, Sleepy Hollow and Alice in Wonderland) and explores the ways in which Burton embodies and/or departs from traditional conformism. The project is split into...