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

Tag Archives: The Serpent House

The Theme From My Past by Bea Davenport

If you’d asked me before I started writing for children, I’d have said my themes were no real surprise. Growing up in the 1970s, I was a product of second-wave … Continue reading

September 1, 2014

The Tradition of Genre Hopping by Bea Davenport

Let’s start with a question. What do J.K. Rowling, Roald Dahl and Ian Fleming have in common? Answer: they all wrote successfully for children and also for adults. Once you … Continue reading

March 31, 2014 · 2 Comments

A Hunger For Stories by Bea Davenport

When I was a kid, avidly devouring every Enid Blyton book I could get my hands on, of course I always imagined myself as part of the story. I desperately … Continue reading

February 24, 2014 · 2 Comments

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