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
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
When I found out about What’s New Harper Drew? By Kathy Weeks I thought it was a perfect match for my Tom Gates loving 8 year old, in fact it is much more than that and I loved reading Harper’s story too so I am delighted to be kicking off the blog tour for this … Continue reading What’s New Harper Drew? By Kathy Weeks
How not to be a vampire slayer is a playful and funny book perfect for fans of Amelia Fang, Skeleton Keys and Lottie Luna who are ready to move on to more challenging MG. It has brought both Littlefae and I smiles and giggles of joy as we watched Maggie’s story unfold and discover her … Continue reading How NOT to be a vampire slayer – Katy Birchall
If I could only say one thing about His Royal Hopeless I would say imagine a Disney- Pixar movie but in book form- it has all the magic, the layered storytelling and jokes and growth of those animated movies imagine Onward with a dash of Luca and a frosting of Frozen meets a dollop of … Continue reading His Royal Hopeless – Chloë Perrin
Today we are celebrating Diary of An Accidental Witch, a gorgeously fun diary style book ideal for fans of Amelia Fang, Sam Wu and Tom Gates. I am honoured to be hosting a reflection by Perdita and Honor Cargill on the joys and creative freedom of writing a witchy book and have been sharing Bea's … Continue reading Author Feature: Diary of an Accidental Witch – Perdita & Honor Cargill illustrated by Katie Saunders.
I’m delighted to be shouting Action! and starting off the blog tour for We Made A Movie, the long awaited sequel to We Won An Island by Charlotte Lo. Charlotte’s debut was bright, aspirational and funny but with a underlying truth of the quiet impact on children of adult financial and mental health struggles when … Continue reading Blog Tour: We Made A Movie – Charlotte Lo