A group of published UK-based authors and illustrators of picture books, children's and YA.

How I Read Now by Sarah Baker

Oh those lazy Sundays when it was raining outside and I’d curl up on the sofa under a warm orange blanket with a book. Those bus commutes to the office, … Continue reading

May 9, 2018 · Leave a comment

Book Birthday Interview! Rachel Hamilton talks to Elli Woollard about her new book DINOSAURS DON’T DRAW.

Today is the book birthday of DINOSAURS DON’T DRAW, a beautiful rhyming picture book by author, Elli Woollard, and illustrator, Steven Lenton. It’s a wonderful book – a colourful bundle … Continue reading

May 3, 2018 · Leave a comment

The Worst Writing Advice by Perdita Cargill

  A couple of months ago I merrily agreed to write on the topic of “the worst writing advice” – now it comes to it, I find myself nervous. I’m … Continue reading

April 30, 2018 · Leave a comment

Making your own magic by Kat Ellis

Would you rather live in a world where the Harry Potter stories exist, or a world where magic is real? This was the (paraphrased) question posed by Miss Print — … Continue reading

April 27, 2018 · Leave a comment

Janet Edwards: Sometimes You Need Magic

I think it began with C. S. Lewis and The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe. The book was on my shelves when I was a small child. I don’t … Continue reading

April 25, 2018 · Leave a comment

A Writer’s Guide to Magic by Bea Davenport

I blame Bewitched. It was my must-see TV series when I was growing up and I still love it, even though I now watch through my fingers because of the … Continue reading

April 23, 2018 · Leave a comment

Satchkin Patchkin by Bea Davenport

Satchkin Patchkin, will you lift the latchkin? Satchkin Patchkin, will you lift the latch? When I read stories to my eldest daughter, one of her absolute favourites was this book: … Continue reading

April 12, 2018 · Leave a comment

Evelyn Finds Herself — the first YA novel?

I know you probably haven’t heard of it. But that doesn’t mean it’s not a classic. Evelyn Finds Herself might sound like some kind of hippy-dippy Californian memoir from the … Continue reading

April 9, 2018 · Leave a comment

Book Birthday Interview with Bryony Pearce! by Kerry Drewery

I’m so excited to welcome Bryony over to the blog to talk about her new book – Savage Island. Here’s the blurb – When reclusive millionaire Marcus Gold announces that … Continue reading

April 6, 2018 · Leave a comment