I am super excited to be sharing an interview with Robert Tregoning, debut picture book author of Out of the Blue, illustrated by Stef Murphy. This extraordinary picture book is one of my top picks for 2023!
Superheroes Always Fight Back… Or Do They? ~ Author Interview
Today is publication day for Kate’s latest picture book, Superheroes Always Fight Back... Or Do They? Illustrated by Clare Elsom. This is the sensational sequel to one of my daughter’s all-time favourite picture books, Superheroes Don’t Get Scared.
2022. What a year it’s been ~ Antoinette Brooks ~ Guest Post
I am delighted to be sharing a guest post by children's author and illustrator, Antoinette Brooks. When Antoinette got in touch with me, I felt so inspired by what she's achieved in just 12 short months. But I'll let her fill you in...
The Faber Book of Bedtime Stories ~ Blog Tour ~ Author Interview
It’s my stop on the blog tour for The Faber Book of Bedtime Stories, a gorgeous, uplifting collection of stories promoting modern-day messages of inclusivity, acceptance and bravery in the face of adversity.
Where Are All The Instruments? West Africa by Nathan Holder & Charity Russell ~ Author Interview
I am delighted to be rounding off Black History Month 2022 with a fabulous interview with Nathan Holder, the author of Where Are All The Instruments? West Africa, illustrated by Charity Russell. The best-selling music educational series Why Books encourage kids to ask questions, learning about music alongside diverse characters and a diverse range of musical styles. The latest book in the series is launching in November and introduces young children to many traditional instruments from West Africa!
Gender Swapped Greek Myths by Karrie Fransman and Jonathan Plackett ~ #BlogTour #Interview
It’s my stop on the blog tour for Gender Swapped Greek Myths and I am beyond excited to be sharing an interview with the dream team behind this wonderful anthology.
The Gifts That Grow by Monika Singh Gangotra & Michaela Dias-Hayes ~ Author Interview
Today I am sharing a Q&A with Monika Singh Gangotra, author of The Gifts That Grow, illustrated by Michaela Dias-Hayes. This is the duos second picture book, and having loved Sunflower Sisters (review here), I couldn’t wait to get the chance to talk to Monika about The Gifts That Grow.
The Best Bear Tracker by John Condon and Julia Christians ~ #BlogTour #AuthorInterview
It’s my stop on the blog tour for The Best Bear Tracker by John Condon and Julia Christians and I am thrilled to be sharing a fascinating author interview with John.
Brave Dave by Giles Andreae & Guy Parker-Rees ~ #BlogTour #Author Interview
It’s my stop on the blog tour for Brave Dave and I am beyond excited to be sharing an interview with the one-and-only Giles Andreae, author Giraffes Can't Dance. He will be talking about his latest picture Brave Dave, also illustrated by Guy Parker-Rees.
Sid’s Big Fib by Roo Parkin and Irina Avgustinovich ~ Author Interview
It’s my stop on the blog tour for Sid's Big Fib by Roo Parkin and Irina Avgustinovich and I’m delighted to be sharing an author interview with Roo.
Cars Cars Cars! by Donna David and Nina Pirhonen ~ Blog Tour ~ Author Interview
It’s my stop of the blog tour and publication day for Cars Cars Cars! by Donna David and Nina Pirhonen and I’m super excited to share an author interview with Donna.
One Camel Called Doug by Lu Fraser & Sarah Warburton ~ Author Interview
I am delighted to be sharing an interview with the one-and-only Lu Fraser about her latest picture book, One Camel Called Doug, illustrated by Sarah Warburton. My girls and I have HIGH expectations whenever we read a new book by Lu Fraser. We are huge fans of Gertie from The Littlest Yak, illustrated by Kate Hindley, as well as cupcake-loving Nut from The Viking Who Liked Icing, illustrated by Mark McKinley. But now, we have another favourite picture book character to add to this list: Doug, a camel with one hump who is about to have a whole heap of fun!
How Does Chocolate Taste on Everest? by Leisa Stewart-Sharpe & Aaron Cushley ~ #BlogTour #AuthorInterview ~ @Leisa_Stewart @CushnDoodle @wrenandrookbook
Does Chocolate Taste on Everest? Speaking directly to the reader, Leisa and Aaron take us on a captivating expedition of the world’s most extreme places through sight, sound, smell, touch and taste. I’m thrilled to be sharing an interview with the author as well as a first look at this spectacular non-fiction book.
Violet’s Tempest by Ian Eagleton and Clara Anganuzzi ~ #BookTour #PictureBook ~ @MrEagletonIan @CAnganuzzi @lantanapub
When Violet is chosen to play Ariel from The Tempest in the school play, she is overcome with worry. But it isn’t about remembering her words that’s troubling her, it’s having to say them out loud. This beautifully illustrated picture book shines the spotlight on shyness and finding your voice.
What a Wonderful World by Leisa Stewart-Sharpe and Lydia Hill ~ #BlogTour #AuthorInterview ~ @Leisa_Stewart @lydiakahill @templarbooks
From oceans to mountains, deserts to grasslands, What a Wonderful World gives you the world’s best illustrated tour of our planet through the eyes of 35 Earth Shakers. Interviewed by author, Leisa, these inspirational scientists, eco-warriors and activists share their remarkable stories.
How to Survive Without Grown-Ups by Larry Hayes, illustrated by Katie Abey ~ #BlogTour #MG ~ @LarryHayesAuthr @simonkids_UK
It’s my stop on the blog tour for How to Survive Without Grown-Ups by Larry Hayes, illustrated by Katie Abey and I’m super excited to be sharing an interview with Larry. I knew from the moment I heard about this book that I was going to love it, but it beat every expectation I had. This is one of my top picks for 2021!
Hey You! ~ Mega Author and Illustrator Interview ~ @DapsDraws @PuffinBooks
I am thrilled to be sharing a multi-illustrator interview with the creators of the ground-breaking new picture book, Hey You!, written by the world-class, Dapo Adeola.
Three Little Vikings by Bethan Woollvin ~ #AuthorInterview #BlogTour ~ @bethanwoollvin @TwoHootsBooks
An interview with author-illustrator, Bethan Woollvin, as part of the blog tour for her new picture book, Three Little Vikings.
Sunflower Sisters by Monika Singh Gangotra & Michaela Dias-Hayes ~ #AuthorInterview ~ @MonSingh @OwletPress
Interview with author of Sunflower Sisters. Thisis a story that follows two best friends, Amrita and Kiki, on their journey through self-love, sisterhood and the power of loving one another.
John Condon on How to Generate Picture Book Ideas ~ #NationalWritingDay ~ @John_Condon_OTT @writeday
To celebrate National Writing Day 2021, picture book author, John Condon, is going to reveal all on generating story ideas.