This is one of my most exciting and exclusive posts of the year! I am honoured to be sharing an in-depth interview and behind-the-scene early illustrations by Greg Stobbs, illustrator of the amazing Don't Ask the Dragon, written by Lemn Sissay.
In a fascinating illustrator Guest Post, Harry reveals how they created the opening spread. ‘Little Glow’ is a story all about a diverse, multicultural community, and the different festivals of light it celebrates throughout the year. It’s also about the importance of introverts, told through the eyes of a shy candle flame who watches all the celebrations and eventually discovers its own important purpose. It’s very lyrical, very cosy, and I’m very excited to share with you a little bit of the process of how the book came together.
This gorgeous rhyming picture book features a book-loving bear who sets off to see the world. I have some of Sophia’s absolutely incredible early sketches to share with you.
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.
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.
It’s my stop on the blog tour for The Worrying Worries by Rachel Rooney and Zehra Hicks, and I’m delighted to be sharing my interview with the book’s illustrator, Zehra!
It’s Christmas Eve and the toys are getting the tree decorated, but they are missing the shining silver star that always goes on top.
Taking Time is a gentle, illustrated poem invites children from all walks of life, to take the time to appreciate all the wonderful things around us.
Today is my stop on The Bum That Barked blog tour and illustrator, Rowena Aitken, will be telling us all about her experience working on the book.
It’s my stop on the Oh No, Bobo! blog tour and I’m delighted to be sharing an interview with illustrator, Laura Watkins.
I am really delighted to share with you all an interview with Jo Loring-Fisher on her new book, Taking Time, which draws on principles of mindfulness. Now more than ever, I think we all need to take a moment to appreciate the people and world around us.
I’m delighted to be sharing a review and fascinating interview with author/illustrator Victoria Cassnell about her charming debut picture book The Grizzly Itch which was published earlier this week.
Featuring an interview with illustrator Sinem Erkas and reviews of the next two titles in the Work it, Girl series, the biographies of Mae Jemison and Michelle Obama.
An interview with Catell Ronca, illustrator of The Drum by Ken Wilson-Max and How to be a Butterfly by Laura Knowles