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Goodnight Spaceman – thumbs up to Tim Peake!

Excuse the excess exclamation marks, but GOODNIGHT SPACEMAN has been created in collaboration with Tim Peake!!!! ESA ASTRONAUT TIM PEAKE. SERIOUSLY – TIM PEAKE. TIM ACTUAL FACTUAL PEAKE. THAT’LL BE TIM FLIPPIN’ PEAKE. Tim is an incredible role model for everyone, particularly young children. Part […]

Telegraph’s best children’s books of 2016

Telegraph’s best children’s books of 2016

Hooray! ‘A BEGINNER’S GUIDE TO BEAR SPOTTING’ by me and David Roberts is one of the Daily Telegraph’s best children’s books of 2016! Great news on World Book Day. ‘An illustrated story that will delight adventurous under-fives.’ This book is being so well received all […]

Winners! Stockport Children’s Book Awards 2015

Winners! Stockport Children’s Book Awards 2015

Drum roll, please… ‘There’s a Lion in my Cornflakes’ has won Best Picture Book at the Stockport Children’s Book Awards 2015! Me and Jim Field were invited along to the very special, very glamorous award ceremony at Edgeley Park last night, along with some extremely […]

101 ☆☆☆☆☆ reviews!

‘Goodnight Digger’, written by me and illustrated by Nick East, now has 101 five star reviews on Amazon. Quite a landmark. I’m so proud of the Goodnight series and so happy to be published by Puffin – a dream come true.

2015 Portsmouth Book Award

2015 Portsmouth Book Award

More good news: ‘There’s a Lion In My Cornflakes’ by me and Jim Field has been shortlisted in the Picture Book Category of the 2015 Portsmouth Book Award! School children in Portsmouth will vote for their favourite books later this year, which is surely the […]