‘Goodnight Digger’, written by me and illustrated by Nick East, now has 101 five star reviews on Amazon. Quite a landmark. I’m so proud of the Goodnight series and so happy to be published by Puffin – a dream come true.
More good news: ‘There’s a Lion In My Cornflakes’ by me and Jim Field has been shortlisted in the Picture Book Category of the 2015 Portsmouth Book Award!
School children in Portsmouth will vote for their favourite books later this year, which is surely the best way for books to be judged – and looking at the other shortlisted books in the category (‘Supertato’ by Sue Hendra, ‘The Wonder’ by Faye Hanson and ‘The Cat, the Mouse and the Runaway Train’ by Peter Bently and Steve Cox), I’m sure they’ll enjoy their task.
Huge thanks to the Portsmouth School Library Service for our shortlisting and best of luck to all of the other authors and illustrators whose books have been nominated. Happy reading, kids!
A friend showed me her knitting project the other day. She’s making a blanket for her niece by stitching together the most neatly knitted squares I’ve ever seen. When I asked how she managed to keep every single row looking so perfect, she told me […]