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

Tag Archives: Historical Fiction

Washing Machines and Tears by Sheena Wilkinson

What colour were Belfast trams in 1916? How much did a doctor earn in 1919? How popular were heliotropes in the early twentieth-century garden? Who cares? I do. I’m a geek. I … Continue reading

February 12, 2016

Why I Love Historical Fiction by Sarah Naughton

I’ve never had the travel bug. Escapism for me has always happened in a book, not on a plane. As a bored child living in the middle of Dorset I … Continue reading

February 10, 2016

Digging Around in the Past by Bea Davenport

I’m not saying you have to do a formal writing course to produce a good children’s novel. But every time I think about how naïve I was when I started … Continue reading

February 9, 2016

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