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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 […]

BAM AND RED – OUT NOW!

BAM AND RED – OUT NOW!

I was lucky enough to see a giant panda and red pandas at Edinburgh Zoo this summer when I travelled up to take part in the Book Festival (another huge bit of luck!), so I’m all about pandas right now. My latest book is now […]

SCHOOL FOR LITTLE MONSTERS – OUT NOW!

SCHOOL FOR LITTLE MONSTERS – OUT NOW!

It’s been a long old summer, but my kids started back at school this week. They’re not big, but they tell me this year’s reception children are TINY… Very best of luck to everyone starting school this year. I hope you have as much fun […]

The Hat That Zack Loves – out now!

The Hat That Zack Loves – out now!

THE HAT THAT ZACK LOVES has been waiting in the wings a long time, I’m so excited that it’s finally on the shelves! It’s a new take on the old rhyme, The House That Jack Built, featuring a boy, a beloved hat, a host of […]

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 […]