Channel 5 News interview

I’m still in shock that I was invited to be interviewed on Channel 5 News talking about the importance of reading to children at bedtime! Still waiting for a video clip… meanwhile, here is some photographic evidence!

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Events for May and over half-term

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Events in April 2015

Felt rather proud to be in such prestigious company on the Macmillan Children’s Books stand at the Bologna Book Fair this month.

If you are looking for something to do with children over the Easter holidays, I will be reading my new book at Epsom Library at 11am on Wednesday 8th April (ideally for children up to 7yrs) and we will be making puppets!

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Bologna stand

Events in February

I will be at several bookshops in London doing some events in February:
Sunday 8th February, 11am, Wimbledon Books
Saturday 21st February, 11am, Dulwich Books

More dates to come!

 

‘All Mine!’ book trailer

‘All Mine!’ book trailer goes live! Two days until publication day – yeah!

Hot off the press!

Very exciting to get these advance copies of All Mine! in the post last week – including a copy in Korean. What a great early Christmas present, I can’t wait until it’s out in bookshops next month! Advances_3 crop

What a lovely surprise – this Korean edition of The Girl Who Loved Wellies arrived in the post this morning!
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Thank you to all the schools I visited over World Book Day/Week/Month!

Cippenham Infant SchoolThank you to all the schools I visited over the months of February and March 2014! It was fantastic, and I hope you are all inspired. I was delighted to receive so many beautiful thank you letters – here are some (or actually loads) from Cippenham Infant School – thank you! Happy drawing and writing 😉

Merry Christmas and happy 2014!

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World Book Day/Month!

Thank you to all the schools I visited in March on and around World Book Day! Some really inspiring work was produced, and there are some very talented young illustrators and writers!

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