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

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 · 4 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

Giving Books — An Extreme Sport by Sheena Wilkinson

Giving books for presents is fraught with danger. Receiving them, ditto. Books are my favourite things, and everyone knows it, yet very few people in my life know, unerringly, what … Continue reading

December 11, 2017 · Leave a comment

Blood and Bone and Sacrifice, by Fox Benwell

My favourite Christmas stories are the stories which remember. The ones full of the Christmas Spirit, if you will. The tales of Winters Past. But I don’t mean this in … Continue reading

December 8, 2017 · Leave a comment

Book Birthday Interview – Shirley-Anne McMillan

Congratulations on the publication of your second novel, The Unknowns, Shirley! It’s a great read, lively, thought-provoking and very contemporary. Can you tell us a bit about the story and … Continue reading

December 7, 2017 · Leave a comment

Christmas Favourites by Candy Harper

I’m fond of telling people that I’ve got enough children’s books to build a fort. In that fort an entire wing and possibly a walk-in wardrobe would be made of … Continue reading

December 6, 2017 · Leave a comment


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