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

My Top 3…No! I can’t!

TOP 3 BOOKS READ IN 2017 Why do I do this to myself? Why do I sign up to do a Top 3 anything? It is TOO HARD! I was … Continue reading

January 15, 2018 · Leave a comment

Book Birthday! FINAL7 by Kerry Drewery – Interviewed by Rowena House

In the final installment of this thrilling dystopian trilogy, Martha and Isaac are on the run, hiding out in the Rises among the poor and powerless. When a wall goes … Continue reading

January 11, 2018 · Leave a comment

My Writing Resolutions, by M. A. Griffin

As I often say when coaching students – I’d rather they have a strong commitment to a small number of actions than a vague and fuzzy sense they might do … Continue reading

January 8, 2018 · Leave a comment

5 Books I Can’t Wait to Read in 2018 – by Kat Ellis

…and one more, because why not? I love how new year seems to wipe the reading slate clean, and the previous year’s sagging TBR shelf loses its power in the … Continue reading

January 5, 2018 · Leave a comment

Book Birthday! ‘Below Zero’ by Dan Smith – Interviewed by M.A. Griffin

Happy New Year Allsorters! Now, gather round. Dan Smith has been penning top-of-the-range breakneck adventures for young readers for a while now. Anyone familiar with Dan’s work will think instantly … Continue reading

January 4, 2018 · Leave a comment

Three Books I’m Looking Forward to in 2018

  The fireworks have fizzled out. 2017 is over – to resounding cheers from many of its survivors – and a happy new year of books lies ahead. I have … Continue reading

January 3, 2018 · Leave a comment

I don’t want a lot for Christmas…

The whole point of having money is to be able to buy the things that are most important – things like warmth and food and drink, presents for loved ones … Continue reading

December 20, 2017 · 3 Comments

Magic & far-away miracles: a gift for a best writing buddy (were money no problem!) By Rowena House

My gift would need a little magic and perhaps a small miracle or two. On the eve of Christmas Eve, the last-minute wrapping & complex calculations for the cooking time … Continue reading

December 18, 2017 · Leave a comment

Three Books I’ll be Giving this Christmas, by Rachel Hamilton

Books make the best Christmas gifts. They’re affordable. They’re easy to wrap. There’s even room to write in them if you don’t have time to buy a card. Even better, … Continue reading

December 15, 2017 · Leave a comment


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