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77,562 thank you’s

77,562 thank you’s

I’ve been a little quiet, forgive me – Christmas removed any sign of routine from day to day life, and it feels like my year is only just starting. But what a start. Yesterday was ‘PLR day’, the day authors and illustrators receive a statement […]

Sheffield Children’s Book Awards

Sheffield Children’s Book Awards

All mended after my recent surgery, I can now go galavanting cross-country at will. Thank goodness, because otherwise I’d have had to miss out on attending the absolutely fantastic Sheffield Children’s Book Awards. The awards ceremony was so much fun! What a great day out […]

Sainsbury’s Children’s Book Awards – WE WON!

Sainsbury’s Children’s Book Awards – WE WON!

Well I never. I didn’t even know that the smashing team at Bloomsbury had entered our book into the brand new Sainsbury’s Children’s Book Awards, but There’s a Lion In My Cornflakes by me and that incredibly talented chap Jim Field has just won Best […]

Sunday Times Children’s Book of the Week!

Yippee! Thanks to the wonderful Nicolette Jones for giving ‘There’s a Lion In My Cornflakes’ this smashing review in the Sunday Times this week. Thanks also to Nicolette for all her wonderful advice and tips on books to share with my Patron of Reading school, […]

The Guardian’s Best New Children’s Books – There’s a Lion in My Cornflakes!

The Guardian’s Best New Children’s Books – There’s a Lion in My Cornflakes!

Wahey! Me and Jim Field’s new book ‘There’s a Lion In My Cornflakes‘ made it into the Guardian’s Best New Children’s Books for summer 2014! ‘…an hilarious idea… Lots of wacky illustrations and hilarious to read aloud.’ It’s among a very small, select group and […]