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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 […]

Launch party for ‘Have You Seen my Giraffe?’

Launch party for ‘Have You Seen my Giraffe?’

Umpteen picture books later and I finally had my very first launch party! It was super special because it was ‘have You Seen my Giraffe?’ illustrator Claire Powell’s first ever launch party too. There was prosecco! There was popcorn! There was face paint! There was […]

Bears spotted in Barnes!

Bears spotted in Barnes!

The Barnes Children’s Literature Festival is GREAT. I was lucky enough to be invited back this year having performed my ‘Goodnight Spaceman‘ event there in 2016. This year we all went on ‘A Beginner’s Guide to Bear Spotting‘ – and what fun we had. Lots […]

IBW Book Awards nomination

IBW Book Awards nomination

YIPPEE! ‘A Beginner’s Guide to Bear Spotting’ – written by yours truly and illustrated by David Roberts – has been shortlisted for the Independent Book Shop Week Book Awards 2017! View the full shortlists here.