It’s time to Return to Wonderland

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It’s publication day for Return To Wonderland! Fall down the rabbit hole and return to where it all began with this brand new selection of stories. I’m so proud to have my story ‘The Missing Book‘ in this stunning collection, illustrated by Laura Barrett. I hope you all enjoy!

Return to Wonderland on 27th June…

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Just three more sleeps until the Return To Wonderland anthology, illustrated by Laura Barrett, is officially out. I’m so chuffed to have been part of this gorgeous collection of stories alongside some of today’s biggest children’s authors including Robin Stevens, Pamela Butchart, Patrice Lawrence, Maz Evans, Lisa Thompson, Amy Wilson, Lauren St John and Piers Torday. My story, ‘The Missing …

Interview with The Children’s Book Spectacular

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Fantastic news for those of you need who need a big children’s book fix! The Children’s Book Spectacular, a group of librarians, editors, literacy agents, teachers and authors, have launched an incredible channel on You Tube so they can bring a whole host of all things children’s books! Hurrah, hurrah, hurrah! They very kindly asked ME to launch their channel …

Return to Wonderland

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I’m delighted to share the very exciting news that Macmillan is publishing Return to Wonderland, a selection of stories for middle grade readers, each written by a different children’s author and one of those authors is ME! More than 150 years since Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland was first published, readers will get to revisit Carroll’s wonderful characters and I can’t tell …

Dave Pigeon (Royal Coo!): sneak peek alert!

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For those of you who can’t wait until March to get your hands on the next Dave Pigeon book in the series, Dave Pigeon (Royal Coo!), the technical wizards at Faber & Faber are giving you a sneak peek at the entire first chapter! Have a read here of the beginning of Dave and Skipper’s brand new adventure. This pigeon …

Happy Little Rabbit Big Surprise Day!

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It’s publication day for Little Rabbit’s Big Surprise and I can’t wait for you all to meet the gorgeous Little Rabbit, illustrated by Alison Friend. If you spot Little Rabbit’s Big Surprise out in the wild do send in pictures. I’d love to see where she’s hopped off to.

Meet Alison Friend

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Alison is the illustrator of our latest book ‘Little Rabbit’s Big Surprise‘, published by Stripes. Her illustrations are utterly gorgeous and you will recognise her work from many books including ‘The Twinkly Twinkly Christmas Tree’ with Sam Taplin, ‘Bear’s Story’ with Claire Freedman, ‘That Bear Can’t Babysit’ with Ruth Quayle and ‘My Hand to Hold’ with Smriti Prasadam-Halls. Alison lives in …