What’s New

Suzanne Barton

Suzanne Barton: Tips for Illustrators

Suzanne Barton's first picture book, The Dawn Chorus is due to be published by Bloomsbury Publishing in April 2014. We caught up with Suzanne, fresh … [read more]

pip jones

Pip Jones Interview

Winning the very first Greenhouse Funny Prize led to Pip Jones landing an agent and subsequently a publishing deal. We asked Pip about the highs and … [read more]

Amelie and Nanette

Sophie Tilley Interview

Sophie Tilley is something of a creative force, combining working as an author, illustrator and designer. She'll be showcasing her talents on World … [read more]


Catalina Echeverri Interview

Catalina Echeverri's children's book, There’s a Dinosaur in my Bathtub has recently been published by Bloomsbury Publishing. To celebrate its release, … [read more]


Barroux Interview

Discovering the diary of an unknown First World War soldier in the street sounds like a plot from a novel yet that it exactly what happened to French … [read more]


International Book Giving Day

If you're not feeling the love for all the chocolates and goodies that surround us in the run up to Valentine's Day, why not ditch the forced romance … [read more]

What Makes a Successful Children’s Book Event?

Once an author has submitted the final edit of their children's book, they should feel a rightful sense of pride. The months, if not years, of hard … [read more]


‘The Narnia Experience’ Review

Having driven to Leeds on a wet Tuesday evening, my son and I had little idea of what to expect from ‘The Narnia Experience’. According to the buzz … [read more]

SB header

‘Sleeping Beauty’ at Harrogate Theatre, North Yorkshire

How can I have spent over a decade living in Harrogate and yet never have watched the panto at Harrogate Theatre? With three children under ten, the … [read more]