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

Tag Archives: Reading

Janet Edwards: Etched in the bones!

As a child, I spent almost as much time living inside book worlds as I did in the real world. Some of those books were newly written, while others had … Continue reading

January 18, 2016 · 1 Comment

The Best Christmassy Reads by Zoë Marriott

Hello, my lovelies – and Merry Christmas! No booing at the back – we’re less than two weeks away now, so take your humbugs and go. Today I’m going to … Continue reading

December 15, 2015

Kendra Leighton: My Most Read Authors

  Margaret Atwood Books read: 16 A few years ago, I went through a phase of buying and reading every Atwood novel I could get my hands on. I don’t love everything … Continue reading

November 25, 2015 · 1 Comment

Kate Ormand: Most-Read Authors

1. Charlaine Harris – 18 books I’ve read the Sookie Stackhouse 13-book series, plus the book of short stories. And I’ve read the Harper Connelly 4-book series. I also have … Continue reading

November 23, 2015 · 1 Comment

The Librarian; Not To be Underestimated

I’m in the final throes of editing my latest novel. This always requires a little trimming because one thing I constantly re-learn about my writing is that I have a habit of … Continue reading

August 14, 2015 · 2 Comments

Zoë Marriott: BOOK NOOKS

I grew up in an incy wincy ex-council house. It had two rooms downstairs – kitchen and living/dining area – and four upstairs – a larger bedroom that belonged to … Continue reading

October 21, 2014

Curling up with a Good Book

It’s a bit of a cliché, the whole curling up with a good book thing. It can also be the best thing ever. As a child, one of my favourite … Continue reading

October 20, 2014 · 2 Comments

The Books That Made Me a Reader, by Kendra Leighton

Books made up a massive part of my childhood. Weekends were all about visiting the library and searching the shelves for books I hadn’t read yet, preferably those that didn’t … Continue reading

August 29, 2014 · 1 Comment


I don’t come from a big book reading family, although I know lots of writers do. Many talk about the stacks of dusty books in their childhood homes, their parents’ … Continue reading

August 27, 2014

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