I was flying solo without my partner-in-books, Sheena Dempsey, at Wokingham Children’s Book Festival today. Despite a couple of Powerpoint hitches, I had a fantastic time, ably assisted by Gemma and Sally from Wokingham Town Council. I talked about the inspiration behind Bad Panda and shared some tricks and tips for planning stories. We heard about pandas in orchards, pandas …
Thank you so much to all the schools who joined Sheena and I for Bad Panda fun today with dlr Libraries. We were asked heaps of brilliant questions about making Bad Panda and were so impressed with the pupils drawings of Lin after their drawalong tutorial with Sheena.
Today, I dropped in an author Zoom to see Grade 2 at the International School of Paris in France. We spoke about Bad Panda and I gave them my top tips on planning a story using objects in the classroom. The pupils had heaps of questions for me and I told them all about where ideas come from and how …
Rounding off the Bad Panda Blog Tour is the fantastic The Sapling. Check out Pearl’s interview here. And don’t forget to catch up with all the brilliant bloggers who joined us for the tour. Massive panda hugs of thanks to Desna, Zac, Adele, Tris and Pearl and The Sapling.
It’s the penultimate day of the Bad Panda Blog Tour NZ and we are dropping in on the lovely Tris at The Book Whisperer. Have a read of her brilliant review here.
Kia ora from day three of the Bad Panda blog tour NZ and were we are stopping off to visit Adele Broadbent at What Book Next?. Have a read of Adele’s post here.
It’s day two of the Bad Panda blog tour NZ and we are visiting Zac McCallum at My Best Friends Are Books! Have a read of my guest post here and find out about the day I met Sheena Dempsey and her massive red coat.
It’s day one of the Bad Panda blog tour NZ and we are stopping off at BookTrailers4KidsAndYA! Have a read of Desna’s wonderful review of the book here.
Sheena and I kicked off Wednesday morning with a Bad Panda interview with Zac McCallum, school librarian and blogger at My Best Friends are Books. This week marks the release of Bad Panda in New Zealand and Australia so, despite lockdown, it didn’t seem right not to mark the occasion. We chatted about how the book came to be, our …
Thank you so much to Discover Story Centre for having me and Sheena! We took part in an Bad Panda online reading and drawalong and if you came along, do share your drawing with us – we’d love to see them. Here’s mine: