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Christmas Reads: Review of The Only Child by Guojing

The Only Child is a stunning wordless picture book with a feel of classic and all-time Christmas favourite, The Snowman. I was completely blown away by the story, reading with … Continue reading

December 16, 2015 · 1 Comment

Book Birthday: Boo’s Beard by Rose Mannering and Bethany Straker

  Having worked with Rose Mannering before on The Spotty Dotty Daffodil; her beautiful story about individuality, I collaborated with her again on a new angle concerning feeling ‘different’ to … Continue reading

October 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

Happy Book Birthday to Ged Adamson and MEET THE MCKAWS!

Meet the McKaws by Ged Adamson Captain Stan and Tiny McKaw are rough-and-tumble pirates. Whether it’s searching for treasure or battling on the high seas, this adventurous duo is up … Continue reading

January 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

Happy Book Birthday to The Funny Bunny Fly by Bethany Straker

Something doesn’t smell right at Mr. Abel Throppe’s bakery. Eighteen customers are sick, and they’re blaming it on his pie! What could have caused this awful epidemic? It seems a … Continue reading

November 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

Clara Vulliamy: School Visits

I want to fly the flag for author school visits. Certainly, they take us away from our precious time at our desks; they take time to prepare and time to … Continue reading

October 31, 2014 · 1 Comment

Kate Ormand: My Writing Buddy

Meet Freddie, my furry assistant. He sleeps on the job, but keeps me company all the same. Freddie’s always around when I’m writing. I spend a lot of time with … Continue reading

October 8, 2014 · 1 Comment

Ged Adamson: The Colour Question

I’m still pretty new to picture books and I’m learning all the time. Coming up with a good story with appealing characters, trying to make it funny and emotionally involving … Continue reading

September 19, 2014 · 3 Comments

Happy Book Birthday to Ruby Moo’s Deep Sea Adventure by Isabel Atherton and Bethany Straker

Bethany Straker: Isabel Atherton’s ‘Ruby Moo’s Deep Sea Adventure’ is a new children’s book hitting the US shelves in September. It’s a quirky, imaginative and fun book that the author … Continue reading

September 2, 2014 · 1 Comment

Book Birthday Interview: Stella and Steve Travel Through Space! by James Duffett-Smith and Bethany Straker

Bethany Straker: Today I’m talking space travel and home comforts with the author of the educational and exciting ‘Stella and Steve Travel Through Space!’, which I very much enjoyed illustrating. … Continue reading

August 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

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