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

Tag Archives: young adult

He’s not a naughty boy, he's the Messiah!

I am currently re-reading Middlemarch. It’s a good twenty years since I last ploughed through it and I’d forgotten one important fact: at the start of the book, when Dorothea Brooke makes the appallingly stupid mistake of marrying Edward Casaubon, thirty years her senior, she is only nineteen.

March 19, 2018

Avast there, ye swabs

As has often been stated, the whole point about the bad guy is that he thinks he’s the good guy.

March 22, 2017 · 2 Comments


                    So, here’s the thing: Ruth Warburton and I were MEANT to be together. Our first ever novels – Night School from … Continue reading

June 4, 2014 · 6 Comments

I Am Not a Number by Janet Edwards

There’s a classic TV series called ‘The Prisoner’. People in it are known by numbers, and the lead character famously says ‘I am not a number, I am a free … Continue reading

April 2, 2014 · 3 Comments

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