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Ten Fat Sausages at the Oxford Literary Festival

Ten Fat Sausages at the Oxford Literary Festival

Reading just got even more rock ‘n’ roll!  I’m just home from the Oxford Literary Festival where I had the most amazing time performing my Ten Fat Sausages and Odd Socks event, c/o Andersen Press. The audience were wonderful! They totally deserved the extra treat: […]

Ten Fat Sausages on tour

Ten Fat Sausages on tour

 Ever wondered what it’s like to dress up as a giant sausage in front of hundreds of excited young children? Let me tell you: it’s FUN. I’ve had a wonderful few weeks touring the country to launch me and Tor Freeman‘s latest picture book, ‘Ten […]

Ten Fat Sausages – in stores Feb 1!

Ten Fat Sausages – in stores Feb 1!

Ten Fat Sausages, sizzling in a pan, One went POP and the other went… HANG ON A MINUTE! I do not like this. The fridge went hum but the pan goes hiss. Well, I won’t go BANG and I won’t go POP! And Sausage Number […]

Sheffield Children’s Book Awards 2017

Sheffield Children’s Book Awards 2017

MASSIVE THANKS to Sheffield Libraries for including both ‘A Beginner’s Guide to Bear Spotting’ by me and David Roberts and ‘Odd Socks’ by me and Rebecca Ashdown for their brilliant Sheffield Children’s Book Awards! I finally got to meet Rebecca at the event, as well […]

Have You Seen My Giraffe in Richmond?

Have You Seen My Giraffe in Richmond?

Huge thanks to the Alligator’s Mouth in Richmond for welcoming me and illustrator Claire Powell to their wonderful book shop yesterday! Clever clogs Claire designed, made and installed a really funny window display based on our picture book, ‘Have You Seen My Giraffe?’ The shop […]