BookBounding: Mini Collection for Libby and the Highland Heist by Jo Clarke, illustrations by Becka Moor

Libby and the Highland Heist dungarees

To celebrate the publication of Libby and the Highland Heist, I embarked upon a cosplay project to honour the stories, the intent and Becka Moor’s  illustrations.  Please see this post for a review of Libby and the Highland Heist.  For this project I made Tinyfae a pair of tartan dungarees and Littlefae a dress as … Continue reading BookBounding: Mini Collection for Libby and the Highland Heist by Jo Clarke, illustrations by Becka Moor

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Libby and the Highland Heist by Jo Clarke illustrated by Becka Moor

Libby and the Highland Heist blue dress

We have been waiting for Libby and the Highland Heist with bated breath! The first book in this series Libby and the Parisian Puzzle is a favourite in this house with all of us, Littlefae enjoyed uncovering the mystery by herself and Tinyfae enjoyed it so much as a read aloud she regularly asks to … Continue reading Libby and the Highland Heist by Jo Clarke illustrated by Becka Moor

Planet Omar- Ultimate Rocket Blast- Zanib Mian & Illustrated by Kyan Cheng

Planet Omar Ultimate Rocket Blast- Zanib Mian

I’ve been a fan of Zanib Milan’s Planet Omar series since an early proof of the first book. A blend of prose with interjections and highly illustrated ‘Tom Gates’ style bits from Kyan Cheng makes this a playful whimsical series.  There is something gentle and sweet about the way she depicts the mindset and wobbly … Continue reading Planet Omar- Ultimate Rocket Blast- Zanib Mian & Illustrated by Kyan Cheng

Cover Reveal: Sticky Pines The Valley of The Strange by Dashe Roberts

Sticky Pines Valley of the Strange Dashe Roberts

I am delighted to be celebrating the cover reveal of Sticky Pines The Valley of The Strange by the brilliant Dashe Roberts! which will be publishing  1st September from Nosy Crow.  illustration by Bill Bragg, Design by Ray Tierney This frankly awesome cover was illustrated by Bill Bragg & designed by Ray Tierney and is … Continue reading Cover Reveal: Sticky Pines The Valley of The Strange by Dashe Roberts

Chameleon Dad Author Feature: Debbie Thomas on Writing for Children

Chameleon Dad Debbie Thomas

When Little Island Books contacted me about Chameleon Dad, the latest middle grade adventure from Debbie Thomas I was sold on the blurb alone and agreed to help support this book which looks at some incredibly powerful themes and situations but with the gentle hand of writing for middle grade. A tale that looks at … Continue reading Chameleon Dad Author Feature: Debbie Thomas on Writing for Children