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Arty Mouse at the Storm of Stories Festival

22 Apr 2016

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ArtyMouse will appear at the Storm of Stories Festival

Arty Mouse and I will be part of the storm of Stories Festival on Thursday 28th April. Come along to Aldeburgh Library (10:30-11:30) and Leiston Library (1.30-2.30) Pens and paper will be provided – just bring your creativity 🙂

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Progressive Preschool Awards Winner

17 Nov 2015

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Arty Mouse and friends

The Progressive Preschool Awards ceremony was held at The Dorchester Hotel, Park Lane, London on November 12th 2015. Simon Couchman, creative director at TopThat Publishing and I attended this super event and I’m thrilled to say Arty Mouse – Creative Series won the prize for the publishing category. It is an honour to win this prize […]

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Draw: Roo the Dinosaur!

09 Feb 2015

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Step-by-step instructions to draw a baby dinosaur

For anyone who would like to find out about how to draw Roo, a little dinosaur character we meet for the first time in the picture book story ‘Roo The Roaring Dinosaur’ – written by David Bedford, the Guardian online has featured a sequence of my illustrated instructions.  Have a go… drawwwwww!

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Dulcie’s Dolls

05 Feb 2015

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Dulcie's Dolls

Dulcie sent me this photograph of some of her creations. Here we can see three wonderful hand-made cloth dolls. Dulcie has styled them all with great attention to detail. I love the multi-coloured wools that she has used for the mermaids’ hair. From left to right we have: Cascada, Lottie and Tallulah – I think they […]

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Guest blog at the Picture Book Den

27 Jan 2015

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The Picture Book Den banner

Recently, I was invited to be a guest author/illustrator on The Picture Book Den – a blog site created by a group of professional, UK based, children’s authors. Here you can read my blog post all about the books I read and loved as a child and how much they continue to influence my work […]

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