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Have You Seen My Giraffe trailer?!

Have You Seen My Giraffe trailer?!

Have You Seen My Giraffe is released in a couple of weeks – and the trailer is here! With thanks to Claire Powell for her wonderful art and to Simon and Schuster.

Daisy Doodles trailer

Daisy Doodles trailer

The Daisy Doodles trailer is here! Don’t Irene Dickson’s drawings look amazing in motion? Thanks to OUP Children’s.

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.

100 Best Books for Kids – The New York Public Library

The New York Public Library has just released its list of 100 Best Books for Kids, selected from titles published in 2016 by children and teen librarians. ‘A Beginner’s Guide to Bear Spotting’, written by me and illustrated by David Roberts is on it! According […]