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

Tag Archives: Bethany Straker

Book Birthday Interview for SPRINGY CHICKEN by Isabel Atherton and Bethany Straker

Today I am interviewing my friend and author, Isabel Atherton, on our new children’s book, “Springy Chicken”, which I have been very lucky to illustrate. Bethany Straker: Hi Isy! Are … Continue reading

February 4, 2014 · 1 Comment

Book Birthday Interview – James Duffett-Smith and Bethany Straker for A CURIOUS ROBOT ON MARS!

Bethany Straker: Today I am interviewing my friend and collaborator, James Duffett-Smith, on his new and wonderful children’s book, “A CURIOUS ROBOT ON MARS!” which I have been lucky enough … Continue reading

October 1, 2013 · 1 Comment

Book Birthday Interview – ‘Smelly Ghost’ written by Isabel Atherton & illustrated by Bethany Straker

Today I have the joy of interviewing Isabel Atherton and Bethany Straker about their gorgeous new picture book Smelly Ghost! Spooky Town is home to many ghosts, ghouls, skeletons and … Continue reading

September 10, 2013 · 1 Comment

Character development

Character sketching is one of my favourite things to do. When we read a book, we all immediately visualise what these characters may look like. Time and again we are … Continue reading

July 12, 2013 · 2 Comments

Our Writing Spaces – Part 1

Zoe Marriott My workspace – more commonly known as The Writing Cave – is a tiny box room that sticks out above the front of my tiny house. It is … Continue reading

June 12, 2013 · 12 Comments

Coping with work life balance

I’ve always been one to jump into things without fully thinking them through. I worry about the small things, but when it comes to big life changing decisions I am, … Continue reading

May 22, 2013 · 3 Comments

Kids have the best ideas

The best ideas come from little minds. The smaller you are, the better your creativity so sidle up to your youngest relative or if you are blessed with youth, make … Continue reading

April 26, 2013 · 5 Comments

Meet the Allsorts (3) + Giveaway

Welcome back to Author Allsorts! We hope you’ve enjoyed getting to know our group of UK-based authors and illustrators of picture books, children’s and YA fiction. Today is the last … Continue reading

April 5, 2013 · 88 Comments

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