Arty Mouse at the Storm of Stories Festival

22 Apr 2016


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


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


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


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


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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All you need to know about Lettice Rabbit

05 Jun 2013

Book characters

Lettice Rabbit

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 […]

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