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One in five boys in year 3 have an emotional or behavioural problem, according to new research.

The boys falling behind in maths and reading

One in five boys in year 3 have an emotional or behavioural problem that sees them lag about 12 months behind their peers in reading and maths, according to new research which stresses that the mental health of young people needs to be a focus in primary schools.

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Children's book writer and illustrator Bob Graham has collaborated on or created 90-odd books.

From a smudge to winner of best children's book

Bob Graham's prize-winning picture book Home in the Rain began as a smudge of pastel colour on a piece of copy paper. "It turned out to be a skyline of hills and then I put some dark cloud over it," he said.

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