At the Writers’ Cafe by Elli Woollard
Writing in cafes? I don’t. There. End of story. Actually it’s not, because I did once spend quite a while writing in a hospital café over the course of a … Continue reading
Book Birthday Interview – Emma Pass talks to Elli Woollard about The Just So Stories.
Today, Elli Woollard’s retelling of Rudyard Kipling’s classic The Just So Stories is published, with gorgeous illustrations by Marta Altés. Happy book birthday, Elli and Marta! Here’s the blurb: Delightfully … Continue reading
Writing Distractions by Elli Woollard
Sit down to write. (Check your reviews) Sit down to write. (Buy some new shoes) Sit down to write. (Empty your spam) Sit down to write. (Eat bread and jam) … Continue reading
Happy Book Birthday to Swashbuckle Lil, The Secret Pirate by Elli Woollard! A review by Emma Pass
Lil has a secret. It’s the reason she tries to catch cod in the school pond; the reason she has a talking parrot hidden in her school bag; the … Continue reading
Show Not Tell by Elli Woollard
I started this post by writing a long article about how picture book authors need to use words sparingly, and let the pictures do a lot of the talking. About … Continue reading
Book Birthday Interview: Elli Woollard Interviews Emma Carroll about THE SNOW SISTER
It really did feel like Christmas had come early when I sat down to read The Snow Sister in September. Not only because Emma Carroll’s new book is a wonderful … Continue reading
An Ode to Pyjamas by Elli Woollard
My job is quite jammy (quite jim-jammy jammy); I don’t have to shop for posh dresses. I don’t need to care if I’ve not brushed my hair, Or my clothes … Continue reading
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