Ella is determined to do well at the school talent show. She tries and tries, but all her attempts to find a talent end in disaster. Or do they? Could Ella’s failed attempts to find a talent undercover the gift that makes her truly extraordinary?
This spotlight features an interview with the author of a picture book and simplified board book that has really resonated with me. In these mirrored books, a mixed race girl is wondering why her skin colour is different to both her parents. Through a metaphor of painting, Tania and illustrator, Vanja, show Violet’s journey of identity and being proud to be who she is.
I am thrilled to be shining the spotlight on Marion Deuchars’ fantastic series, Bob the Artist. PLUS I will be giving you the chance to WIN a copy of the latest book in the series Bob Goes Pop!
Hat-maker extraordinaire, Nara, is about to face her biggest ever challenge: Mr Mountain needs a hat. What exactly should a hat for a mountain be made of?
Much to Owl’s dismay the narrator of this alphabet book has only one word in mind: RABBIT. Every entry is about rabbits. From delightful, dynamic, daredevil rabbits to xylophone rabbits and rabbits on drums!
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.
Dewdrop the axolotl (a Mexican walking fish!) loves cheerleading and is determined to cheer on all of his friends as this year’s sports fair.
Inspired by the principles of mindfulness, this gentle, illustrated poem invites children from all walks of life, to take the time to appreciate all the wonderful things around us.
This 200-page guide is essential reading for aspiring and published picture books creators. Every single case study and interview gives a unique and different insight into the creation of picture books.
Elephants are great at many things... but playing hide-and-seek isn’t one of them. That’s where The Elephant Hobby and Sport League steps in, with their infamous handbook, The Elephants' Guide to Hide-and-Seek.
Everyone in the aquarium is feeling down. But when a dolphin called Ripple arrives, she has a sure-fire plan to get everyone smiling.
When three colourful birds come to visit the Go-Away bird, you can guess what she says. But when the Get-You bird comes by, the Go-Away bird is in trouble. Can the Come-Back bird help her out?
Rabbit can’t sleep. No matter how much Mum tries to reassure Rabbit, Rabbit is not convinced Wolf won’t find a way to get to them. But will the wolf come?
Written in a truly unique and quirky style, the shape trilogy is packed full of wry humour, both in words and illustrations.
Little Shell loves playing with her best friend Jittery Jellyfish. But can Jellyfish learn to control her temper?