One of the joys of being a parent is rediscovering all the great picture books I read as a child! In this list, I will take you to places inspired by the world's greatest kids picture books and stories! From museums dedicated to picture books, to some of the locations which inspired famous kids authors.
Fabulous food at my niece’s wedding reception at Noa’s bakehouse. Will try it again for a
‘normal’ meal on my return trip to the island. Breakfast or brunch.. all the locals at the wedding recommended it
The story goes that when the Reverend WV Awdry was looking for a location to base his "Thomas the Tank Engine" books, a visit to the Isle of Man provided the inspiration. The Christan Diocese which covers the island is for historical reasons called "The Diocese of Sodor and Man". Noting the absence of an island called Sodor, Awdry concocted an imaginary island of the coast of England large enough to host a series of train lines for Thomas and friends.
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