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 🙂
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 […]
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!
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 […]
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 […]
Artwork by Luca de Freitas, age 3.
Who is Lettice Rabbit? Lettice is a little rabbit who has appeared in ten picture books so far. She is an independent, ambitious little rabbit and overcomes many setbacks to realise her dreams. She lives in a burrow deep in the country with her Mum, Dad and numerous brothers and sisters and in many ways […]
This fantastic picture of Alfie Tiger was sent to me by Esme Gill-Brown. Thank you Esme !