AUTHOR ALLSORTS

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

Book Birthday Interview! Emma Pass talks to Ged Adamson about his new book, DOUGLAS, YOU NEED GLASSES

Meet Douglas, a dog with a big problem: he needs eyeglasses but doesn t know it, and his bad eyesight tends to land him in some pretty hairy situations.  Readers … Continue reading

May 17, 2016 · 1 Comment

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

April 29, 2016 · 2 Comments

Between The Lines – Why I Love Being An Illustrator

(It’s more than tea and pens…or is it?!) Being an illustrator is great. It’s surreal. It’s something i’ve wanted for a very, very long time. I always knew I wanted … Continue reading

February 3, 2016 · 4 Comments

Book Birthday! Kate Louise Interviews Isabel Thomas about Picture Books, EMMA PEROR’S NEW CLOTHES and HANSEL, GRETEL, AND THE DASTARDLY DINNER LADY!

Kate Louise: Hi Isabel! First can you tell us a little bit about the books and their series? Isabel Thomas: Hi there Kate! Hansel and Gretel and Emma Peror are part of … Continue reading

September 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

Kate Ormand/Louise: An Unexpected Turn

When I started writing, I knew I wanted to write young-adult fiction. I signed with my agent for a YA book. My first book deal was for a YA book. … Continue reading

June 10, 2015 · 3 Comments

Kate Ormand: Where I get my ideas

The funny thing about ideas is that they seem come when I least expect them. I went through a phase of having NO solid ideas. Nothing I felt I could … Continue reading

April 8, 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

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